External causes of morbidity V00-Y99

Note
  • This chapter permits the classification of environmental events and circumstances as the cause of injury, and other adverse effects. Where a code from this section is applicable, it is intended that it shall be used secondary to a code from another chapter of the Classification indicating the nature of the condition. Most often, the condition will be classifiable to Chapter 19, Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88
    ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • S00-S09 Injuries to the head
    • S10-S19 Injuries to the neck
    • S20-S29 Injuries to the thorax
    • S30-S39 Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lum...
    • S40-S49 Injuries to the shoulder and upper arm
    • S50-S59 Injuries to the elbow and forearm
    • S60-S69 Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers
    • S70-S79 Injuries to the hip and thigh
    • S80-S89 Injuries to the knee and lower leg
    • S90-S99 Injuries to the ankle and foot
    • T07-T07 Injuries involving multiple body regions
    • T14-T14 Injury of unspecified body region
    • T15-T19 Effects of foreign body entering through...
    • T20-T25 Burns and corrosions of external body su...
    • T26-T28 Burns and corrosions confined to eye and...
    • T30-T32 Burns and corrosions of multiple and uns...
    • T33-T34 Frostbite
    • T36-T50 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and unde...
    • T51-T65 Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonm...
    • T66-T78 Other and unspecified effects of externa...
    • T79-T79 Certain early complications of trauma
    • T80-T88 Complications of surgical and medical ca...
    ). Other conditions that may be stated to be due to external causes are classified in Chapters I to XVIII. For these conditions, codes from Chapter 20 should be used to provide additional information as to the cause of the condition.
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