ICD-10-CM Code for Flail chest S22.5

ICD-10 code S22.5 for Flail chest is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes .

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Flail chest

S22

Includes: fracture of thoracic neural arch
fracture of thoracic spinous process
fracture of thoracic transverse process
fracture of thoracic vertebra
fracture of thoracic vertebral arch

Excludes1: transection of thorax (S28.1)

Excludes2: fracture of clavicle (S42.0-)
fracture of scapula (S42.1-)

Code first any associated:
injury of intrathoracic organ (S27.-)
spinal cord injury (S24.0-, S24.1-)

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