ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W56.42XA

Struck by shark, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code W56.42XA

ICD-10: W56.42XA
Short Description: Struck by shark, initial encounter
Long Description: Struck by shark, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W56.42XA

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The code W56.42XA is 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)
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