ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W49.09

Other specified item causing external constriction

Diagnosis Code W49.09

ICD-10: W49.09
Short Description: Other specified item causing external constriction
Long Description: Other specified item causing external constriction
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W49.09

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The code W49.09 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)
      • Exposure to other inanimate mechanical forces (W49)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W49.09 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Constriction(external)
      • specified item NEC

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