• assault (X92-Y09)
  • contact or collision with animals or persons (W50-W64)
  • exposure to inanimate mechanical forces involving military or war operations (Y36.-, Y37.-)
  • intentional self-harm (X71-X83)
  1. W36 Explosion and rupture of gas cylinder

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category W36

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. W36.1 Explosion and rupture of aerosol can

    2. W36.2 Explosion and rupture of air tank

    3. W36.3 Explosion and rupture of pressurized-gas tank

    4. W36.8 Explosion and rupture of other gas cylinder

    5. W36.9 Explosion and rupture of unspecified gas cylinder

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.