ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y36.26

War op involving fragments of improv explosive device

Diagnosis Code Y36.26

ICD-10: Y36.26
Short Description: War op involving fragments of improv explosive device
Long Description: War operations involving fragments of improvised explosive device [IED]
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y36.26

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality
    • Legal intervention, operations of war, military operations, and terrorism (Y35-Y38)
      • Operations of war (Y36)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Y36.26 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Veterans and Military Health

Military service members and veterans face some different health issues than civilians. During combat, the main health concerns are life-threatening injuries. These include

  • Shrapnel and gunshot wounds
  • Lost limbs
  • Head and brain injuries

There may also be a risk of health problems from exposure to environmental hazards, such as contaminated water, chemicals, and infections.

Being in combat and being separated from your family can be stressful. The stress can put service members and veterans at risk for mental health problems. These include anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and substance abuse. Suicide can also be a concern.

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