ICD-10 Diagnosis Code X92.2

Assault by drown after push into swimming pool

Diagnosis Code X92.2

ICD-10: X92.2
Short Description: Assault by drown after push into swimming pool
Long Description: Assault by drowning and submersion after push into swimming pool
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code X92.2

Not Valid for Submission
The code X92.2 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Accidental exposure to other specified factors (X52-X58)
      • Assault by drowning and submersion (X92)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code X92.2 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Assault(homicidal) (by) (in)
      • drowning (in)
        • swimming pool
          • following fall
    • Drowning(accidental)
      • in
        • swimming-pool
          • assault
            • following fall

Information for Patients


People drown when they get too much water in their lungs. You can drown in as little as an inch or two of water. Babies can drown in a sink or bathtub. Preschoolers are most likely to drown in a swimming pool. People who have seizure disorders are also at risk in the water. Drowning can happen quickly and silently.

Drowning precautions should include

  • Fences around pools
  • Supervising children near any body of water, including tubs
  • Not swimming or boating when under the influence of alcohol or sedatives
  • Wearing life jackets when boating
  • Learning CPR

  • Near drowning (Medical Encyclopedia)

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