ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W58.02

Struck by alligator

Diagnosis Code W58.02

ICD-10: W58.02
Short Description: Struck by alligator
Long Description: Struck by alligator
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W58.02

Not Valid for Submission
The code W58.02 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to animate mechanical forces (W50-W64)
      • Contact with crocodile or alligator (W58)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W58.02 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • alligator
          • strike
    • Struck(accidentally) by
      • alligator

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