ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W26.9

Contact with unspecified sharp object(s)

Diagnosis Code W26.9

ICD-10: W26.9
Short Description: Contact with unspecified sharp object(s)
Long Description: Contact with unspecified sharp object(s)
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W26.9

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The code W26.9 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Contact with other sharp objects (W26)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W26.9 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • sharp object (s)

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