ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W94.23

Exposure to chng in air pressure in aircraft during ascent

Diagnosis Code W94.23

ICD-10: W94.23
Short Description: Exposure to chng in air pressure in aircraft during ascent
Long Description: Exposure to sudden change in air pressure in aircraft during ascent
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W94.23

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The code W94.23 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to electric current, radiation and extreme ambient air temperature and pressure (W85-W99)
      • Expsr to high and low air pressr and changes in air pressure (W94)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W94.23 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Air
      • pressure
        • change, rapid
          • during
            • ascent
              • while (in) (surfacing from)
                • aircraft

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