Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 934.0
Foreign body in trachea
  • ICD-9-CM 934.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 934.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 934.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 934.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Aspiration of food into trachea
  • Aspiration of foreign body into trachea
  • Aspiration of gastric contents into trachea
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 934.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.400A Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.408A Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing other injury, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.410A Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.418A Gastric contents in trachea causing other injury, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.420A Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.428A Food in trachea causing other injury, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.490A Other foreign object in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.498A Other foreign object in trachea causing other injury, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 934.0:
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