ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W49.02

String or thread causing external constriction

Diagnosis Code W49.02

ICD-10: W49.02
Short Description: String or thread causing external constriction
Long Description: String or thread causing external constriction
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W49.02

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Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Exposure to other inanimate mechanical forces (W49)
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