ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W34.010

Accidental discharge of airgun

Diagnosis Code W34.010

ICD-10: W34.010
Short Description: Accidental discharge of airgun
Long Description: Accidental discharge of airgun
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W34.010

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Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Acc disch and malfunct from oth and unsp firearms and guns (W34)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Accident caused by air rifle
  • Accidentally struck by or against stationary object
  • Injury due to airgun pellet
  • Injury due to low velocity bullet
  • Open wound foot, plantar
  • Open wound of forehead
  • Open wound of hand, dorsum
  • Open wound of hand, palm
  • Pellet wound
  • Pellet wound of back
  • Pellet wound of cheek
  • Pellet wound of dorsum of foot
  • Pellet wound of dorsum of hand
  • Pellet wound of ear region
  • Pellet wound of elbow
  • Pellet wound of eye region
  • Pellet wound of face
  • Pellet wound of finger
  • Pellet wound of foot
  • Pellet wound of forearm
  • Pellet wound of forehead
  • Pellet wound of genitalia
  • Pellet wound of great toe
  • Pellet wound of hand
  • Pellet wound of head
  • Pellet wound of head and neck
  • Pellet wound of hip
  • Pellet wound of lower leg
  • Pellet wound of mouth
  • Pellet wound of neck
  • Pellet wound of nose
  • Pellet wound of palm of hand
  • Pellet wound of pelvic region
  • Pellet wound of perineum
  • Pellet wound of scalp
  • Pellet wound of shin
  • Pellet wound of sole of foot
  • Pellet wound of throat
  • Pellet wound of thumb
  • Pellet wound of toe
  • Pellet wound of trunk
  • Pellet wound of trunk
  • Pellet wound of upper arm
  • Pellet wound of wrist
  • Penetrating injury of oral cavity

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code W34.010 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W34.010 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Discharge(accidental)
      • airgun

Information for Patients

Wounds and Injuries

Also called: Traumatic injuries

An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.

Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.

Other common types of injuries include

  • Animal bites
  • Bruises
  • Burns
  • Dislocations
  • Electrical injuries
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains

  • Bleeding (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Crush injury (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cuts and puncture wounds (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Electrical injury (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Gunshot wounds -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • How wounds heal (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Laceration - sutures or staples - at home (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lacerations - liquid bandage (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Surgical wound care (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Surgical wound infection - treatment (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wet to dry dressing changes (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wound care centers (Medical Encyclopedia)

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