ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W18.42

Slip/trip w/o falling due to stepping into hole or opening

Diagnosis Code W18.42

ICD-10: W18.42
Short Description: Slip/trip w/o falling due to stepping into hole or opening
Long Description: Slipping, tripping and stumbling without falling due to stepping into hole or opening
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W18.42

Not Valid for Submission
The code W18.42 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Slipping, tripping, stumbling and falls (W00-W19)
      • Other slipping, tripping and stumbling and falls (W18)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W18.42 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Slipping(accidental) (on same level) (with fall)
      • without fall
        • due to
          • stepping into hole or opening
    • Stumbling
      • without fall
        • due to
          • stepping into hole or opening
    • Tripping
      • without fall
        • due to
          • stepping into hole or opening

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