ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W20.1XXA

Struck by object due to collapse of building, init encntr

Diagnosis Code W20.1XXA

ICD-10: W20.1XXA
Short Description: Struck by object due to collapse of building, init encntr
Long Description: Struck by object due to collapse of building, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W20.1XXA

Valid for Submission
The code W20.1XXA is 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

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Synonyms
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by collapsing building
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by falling material
  • Accidentally struck by falling building
  • Accidentally struck by falling chimney pot
  • Accidentally struck by falling roof tile or slate
  • Accidentally struck by object falling off building
  • Struck by building collapse
  • Struck by falling object

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