ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W49.9

Exposure to other inanimate mechanical forces

Diagnosis Code W49.9

ICD-10: W49.9
Short Description: Exposure to other inanimate mechanical forces
Long Description: Exposure to other inanimate mechanical forces
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W49.9

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The code W49.9 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)
      • Exposure to other inanimate mechanical forces (W49)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W49.9 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Exposure(to)
      • G-forces (abnormal)
    • Exposure(to)
      • gravitational forces (abnormal)
    • Exposure(to)
      • high-pressure jet (hydraulic) (pneumatic)
    • Exposure(to)
      • hydraulic jet
    • Exposure(to)
      • inanimate mechanical force
    • Exposure(to)
      • jet, high-pressure (hydraulic) (pneumatic)
    • Exposure(to)
      • mechanical forces NEC
    • Exposure(to)
      • mechanical forces NEC
        • inanimate NEC
    • Exposure(to)
      • pneumatic jet
    • Exposure(to)
      • vibration
    • Exposure(to)
      • waves
        • infrasound
    • Infrasound waves(causing injury)
    • Vibration(causing injury)

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