ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W26.0XXS

Contact with knife, sequela

Diagnosis Code W26.0XXS

ICD-10: W26.0XXS
Short Description: Contact with knife, sequela
Long Description: Contact with knife, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W26.0XXS

Valid for Submission
The code W26.0XXS 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)
      • Contact with other sharp objects (W26)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Accident caused by craft knife
  • Accident caused by knife
  • Accident caused by lino cutter
  • Accident caused by Stanley knife
  • Accidents caused by knives, swords and daggers
  • Knife wound
  • Penetrating injury caused by knife

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