ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T76.22

Child sexual abuse, suspected

Diagnosis Code T76.22

ICD-10: T76.22
Short Description: Child sexual abuse, suspected
Long Description: Child sexual abuse, suspected
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T76.22

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Adult and child abuse, neglect and oth maltreat, suspected (T76)

Information for Patients

Child Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse is one form of child abuse. It includes a wide range of actions between a child and an adult or older child. Often these involve body contact, but not always. Exposing one's genitals to children or pressuring them for sex is sexual abuse. Using a child for pornography is also sexual abuse.

Most sexual abusers know the child they abuse. They may be family friends, neighbors or babysitters. About one-third of abusers are related to the child. Most abusers are men. If you think a child may have been abused, it's important to report it.

  • Sexual abuse in children -- what to know

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