ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z04.71

Encntr for exam and obs fol alleged adult physical abuse

Diagnosis Code Z04.71

ICD-10: Z04.71
Short Description: Encntr for exam and obs fol alleged adult physical abuse
Long Description: Encounter for examination and observation following alleged adult physical abuse
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z04.71

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encounter for examination and observation for other reasons (Z04)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Adult diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipAdult diagnoses
Adult. Age range is 15–124 years inclusive (e.g., senile delirium, mature cataract).

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Domestic Violence

Also called: Battery, Partner abuse, Spousal abuse

Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It usually involves a spouse or partner, but it can also be a child, elderly relative, or other family member.

Domestic violence may include

  • Physical violence that can lead to injuries such as bruises or broken bones
  • Sexual violence
  • Threats of physical or sexual violence
  • Emotional abuse that may lead to depression, anxiety, or social isolation

It is hard to know exactly how common domestic violence is, because people often don't report it. There is no typical victim. It happens among people of all ages. It affects those of all levels of income and education.

The first step in getting help is to tell someone you trust.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Domestic violence

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