ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W23.0

Caught, crushed, jammed, or pinched between moving objects

Diagnosis Code W23.0

ICD-10: W23.0
Short Description: Caught, crushed, jammed, or pinched between moving objects
Long Description: Caught, crushed, jammed, or pinched between moving objects
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W23.0

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The code W23.0 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)
      • Caught, crushed, jammed or pinched in or between objects (W23)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W23.0 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Caught
      • between
        • folding object
    • Caught
      • between
        • objects (moving) (stationary and moving)
    • Caught
      • between
        • sliding door and door frame
    • Caught
      • by, in
        • washing-machine wringer
    • Crushed(accidentally)
      • between objects (moving) (stationary and moving)
    • Jammed(accidentally)
      • between objects (moving) (stationary and moving)
    • Pinched
      • between objects (moving) (stationary and moving)

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