ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W40.0

Explosion of blasting material

Diagnosis Code W40.0

ICD-10: W40.0
Short Description: Explosion of blasting material
Long Description: Explosion of blasting material
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W40.0

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The code W40.0 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 of other materials (W40)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code W40.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W40.0 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • blasting (cap) (materials)
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • detonator
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • dynamite
    • Explosion(accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)
      • explosive (material)
        • in blasting operation

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