ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W36.8

Explosion and rupture of other gas cylinder

Diagnosis Code W36.8

ICD-10: W36.8
Short Description: Explosion and rupture of other gas cylinder
Long Description: Explosion and rupture of other gas cylinder
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W36.8

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Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Explosion and rupture of gas cylinder (W36)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W36.8 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • gas (coal) (explosive)
        • cylinder
          • specified NEC

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