ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W26.2

Contact with edge of stiff paper

Diagnosis Code W26.2

ICD-10: W26.2
Short Description: Contact with edge of stiff paper
Long Description: Contact with edge of stiff paper
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W26.2

Not Valid for Submission
The code W26.2 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 Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code W26.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W26.2 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • edge of stiff paper
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • paper (as sharp object)
    • Foreign body
      • entering through skin
        • paper

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