ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W49.9XXA

Exposure to other inanimate mechanical forces, init encntr

Diagnosis Code W49.9XXA

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

Valid for Submission
The code W49.9XXA is 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

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Synonyms
  • Accident due to physical impact or mechanical violence
  • Accident due to vibration
  • Exposed to vibration
  • Exposure to inanimate mechanical force
  • Injury caused by taser
  • Overexertion, strenuous movements and vibration
  • Penetrating injury caused by sharp object
  • Sharps injury

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