ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W56.39

Other contact with other marine mammals

Diagnosis Code W56.39

ICD-10: W56.39
Short Description: Other contact with other marine mammals
Long Description: Other contact with other marine mammals
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W56.39

Not Valid for Submission
The code W56.39 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 nonvenomous marine animal (W56)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W56.39 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • mammal (feces) (urine)
          • marine
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • mammal (feces) (urine)
          • marine
            • specified NEC

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