ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W59.12

Struck by nonvenomous snake

Diagnosis Code W59.12

ICD-10: W59.12
Short Description: Struck by nonvenomous snake
Long Description: Struck by nonvenomous snake
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W59.12

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The code W59.12 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 nonvenomous reptiles (W59)
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