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Table 1 Abdominal aorta injury description using ICD9, ICD10 and AIS90.

From: A review of injury epidemiology in the UK and Europe: some methodological considerations in constructing rates

Lexicon Injury description Code3
ICD-9 Abdominal Aorta Injury 902.0
ICD-10 Injury of abdominal aorta S35.0
AIS90 Aorta, Abdominal NFS (not further specified) 520299.4
     intimal tear, no disruption 520202.4
     laceration (perforation, puncture) NFS 520204.4
     minor1 520206.4
     major2 520208.5
  1. 1superficial, incomplete transection; incomplete circumferential involvement; blood loss ≤ 20% by volume
  2. 2 rupture, incomplete transection; segmental loss; complete circumferential involvement; blood loss ≥ 20% by volume
  3. 3 in italics the AIS score that allows computation of injury severity score