ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W56.8

Contact with other nonvenomous marine animals

Diagnosis Code W56.8

ICD-10: W56.8
Short Description: Contact with other nonvenomous marine animals
Long Description: Contact with other nonvenomous marine animals
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W56.8

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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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