ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W55.89

Other contact with other mammals

Diagnosis Code W55.89

ICD-10: W55.89
Short Description: Other contact with other mammals
Long Description: Other contact with other mammals
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W55.89

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The code W55.89 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to animate mechanical forces (W50-W64)
      • Contact with other mammals (W55)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W55.89 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Attack by mammals NEC
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • mammal (feces) (urine)
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • mammal (feces) (urine)
          • specified NEC
    • Fallen on by
      • animal (not being ridden) NEC
    • Implantation of quills of porcupine
    • Mauled by animal NEC
    • Run over(accidentally) (by)
      • animal (not being ridden) NEC
    • Running off, away
      • animal (being ridden)
        • not being ridden
    • Stepped on
      • by
        • animal (not being ridden) NEC
    • Struck(accidentally) by
      • animal (not being ridden) NEC
    • Struck(accidentally) by
      • mammal NEC
    • Trampled by animal NEC

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