ICD-10 Diagnosis Code X18

Contact with other hot metals

Diagnosis Code X18

ICD-10: X18
Short Description: Contact with other hot metals
Long Description: Contact with other hot metals
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code X18

Not Valid for Submission
The code X18 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Contact with heat and hot substances (X10-X19)
      • Contact with other hot metals (X18)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code X18 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code X18 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • hot
        • metal (molten) (liquid) NEC
    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • metal (hot) (liquid) (molten) NEC
    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • substance (hot) NEC
        • molten (metal)
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • hot
          • metal (molten) (liquid) NEC
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • metal, hot (liquid) (molten) NEC
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • substance, hot NEC
          • molten (metal)
    • Scald, scalding(accidental) (by) (from) (in)
      • metal (molten) (liquid) (hot) NEC

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