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  1. Annie Posted 3 month(s) agoRelated Topics

    Can you tell me how to code icd 10 cm for silent aspiration on thin consistency of barium? Thank you

  2. SuperCoder Posted 3 month(s) ago

    Hi,

    The team is working on the query.

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  3. SuperCoder Posted 3 month(s) ago

    Hi,

    Silent aspiration is defined as foreign material entering the trachea or lungs without an outward sign of coughing or respiratory difficulty by the patient. Silent aspiration is a clinical condition that can be present in patients with dysphagia who have a variety of diagnoses, including stroke, degenerative neurological disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and intracranial trauma. So the appropriate ICD-10 CM code for ‘silent aspiration’ would be J98.8 (Other specified respiratory disorders).

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  • Posted by 70772 Annie, 3 month(s) ago. There are 3 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.