ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W38

Explosion and rupture of other specified pressurized devices

Diagnosis Code W38

ICD-10: W38
Short Description: Explosion and rupture of other specified pressurized devices
Long Description: Explosion and rupture of other specified pressurized devices
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W38

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The code W38 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)
      • Explosion and rupture of other specified pressurized devices (W38)

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