ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S11.015

Open bite of larynx

Diagnosis Code S11.015

ICD-10: S11.015
Short Description: Open bite of larynx
Long Description: Open bite of larynx
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S11.015

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the neck (S10-S19)
      • Open wound of neck (S11)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code S11.015 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Animal Bites

Also called: Cat bites, Dog bites

Wild animals usually avoid people. They might attack, however, if they feel threatened, are sick, or are protecting their young or territory. Attacks by pets are more common. Animal bites rarely are life-threatening, but if they become infected, you can develop serious medical problems.

To prevent animal bites and complications from bites

  • Never pet, handle, or feed unknown animals
  • Leave snakes alone
  • Watch your children closely around animals
  • Vaccinate your cats, ferrets, and dogs against rabies
  • Spay or neuter your dog to make it less aggressive
  • Get a tetanus booster if you have not had one recently
  • Wear boots and long pants when you are in areas with venomous snakes

If an animal bites you, clean the wound with soap and water as soon as possible. Get medical attention if necessary.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Animal bites -- self-care
  • Jellyfish stings
  • Marine animal stings or bites
  • Snake bites

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