ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W20.0

Struck by falling object in cave-in

Diagnosis Code W20.0

ICD-10: W20.0
Short Description: Struck by falling object in cave-in
Long Description: Struck by falling object in cave-in
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W20.0

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The code W20.0 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Struck by thrown, projected or falling object (W20)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code W20.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W20.0 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Crushed(accidentally)
      • by
        • cave-in
    • Crushed(accidentally)
      • by
        • falling
          • earth, material
    • Earth falling(on)
    • Rock falling on or hitting(accidentally) (person)
      • in cave-in
    • Struck(accidentally) by
      • object
        • falling
          • from, in, on
            • cave-in

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