ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W60

Contact w nonvenom plant thorns and spines and sharp leaves

Diagnosis Code W60

ICD-10: W60
Short Description: Contact w nonvenom plant thorns and spines and sharp leaves
Long Description: Contact with nonvenomous plant thorns and spines and sharp leaves
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W60

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The code W60 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 w nonvenom plant thorns and spines and sharp leaves (W60)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code W60 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W60 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • plant thorns, spines, sharp leaves or other mechanisms
    • Puncture, puncturing
      • by
        • plant thorns, spines, sharp leaves or other mechanisms NEC

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