ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W26.1

Contact with sword or dagger

Diagnosis Code W26.1

ICD-10: W26.1
Short Description: Contact with sword or dagger
Long Description: Contact with sword or dagger
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W26.1

Not Valid for Submission
The code W26.1 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)
      • Contact with other sharp objects (W26)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W26.1 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Bayonet wound
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • dagger
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • sword

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