ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y36.430

War operations involving oth firearms discharge, milt

Diagnosis Code Y36.430

ICD-10: Y36.430
Short Description: War operations involving oth firearms discharge, milt
Long Description: War operations involving other firearms discharge, military personnel
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y36.430

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The code Y36.430 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Legal intervention, operations of war, military operations, and terrorism (Y35-Y38)
      • Operations of war (Y36)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Injury due to high velocity bullet
  • Injury due to rifle bullet
  • War injuries due to bullets and fragments
  • War injury due to pistol bullet
  • War injury due to rifle bullet
  • War injury due to shotgun bullet

Information for Patients

Veterans and Military Health

Military service members and veterans have made sacrifices to our country, and they face different health issues than civilians. During their service, they are at risk for various injuries. These injuries can happen during combat, while others involve physical stress to the body. Sometimes the injuries are life-threatening or serious enough to cause disability. Others may not be as serious, but can be painful and affect daily life. Specific types of injuries include

  • Shrapnel and gunshot wounds
  • Lost limbs
  • Head and brain injuries
  • Tinnitus and hearing loss, typically from exposure to noise
  • Sprains and strains
  • Limited range of motion, especially in ankles and knees

There may also be a risk of health problems from exposure to environmental hazards, such as contaminated water, chemicals, infections, and burn pits.

Being in combat and being separated from your family can be stressful. The stress can put service members and veterans at risk for mental health problems. These include anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and substance abuse. Suicide can also be a concern.

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