ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W27.2

Contact with scissors

Diagnosis Code W27.2

ICD-10: W27.2
Short Description: Contact with scissors
Long Description: Contact with scissors
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W27.2

Not Valid for Submission
The code W27.2 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 nonpowered hand tool (W27)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W27.2 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • scissors
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • shears (hand)
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • tool
          • hand (not powered)
            • scissors

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