ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2017

ICD 10 External Causes of Injuries - “C”

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“C”Caisson disease - to Compression

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  • Caisson disease -

    see Air, pressure, change
  • Campfire (exposure to) (controlled)

    See also Exposure, fire, controlled, not in building
    • uncontrolled — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
  • Capital punishment (any means)

    see Legal, intervention
  • Car sickness

    - T75.3
  • Casualty NEC (not due to war)

    - X58
    • war — see War operations
  • Cat

  • Cataclysm, cataclysmic NEC (any injury)

    see Forces of nature
  • Catching fire

    see Exposure, fire
  • Caught

    • between
      • folding object - W23.0
      • objects (moving) (stationary and moving) - W23.0
        • and machinery — see Contact, with, by type of machine
        • stationary - W23.1
      • sliding door and door frame - W23.0
    • by, in
      • machinery (moving parts of) — see Contact, with, by type of machine
      • washing-machine wringer - W23.0
    • under packing crate (due to losing grip) - W23.1
  • Cave-in caused by cataclysmic earth surface movement or eruption

    see Landslide
  • Change in air pressure - (s)

    see Air, pressure, change
  • Choked, choking (on) (any object except food or vomitus)

    • food (bone) (seed) - T18see categories T17 and
    • vomitus - T17.81
  • Civil insurrection

    see War operations
  • Cloudburst (any injury)

    - X37.8
  • Cold, exposure to NEC (accidental) (excessive) (extreme) (natural) (place)

    see Exposure, cold
  • Collapse

    • building - W20.1
      • burning (uncontrolled fire) - X00.2
    • dam or man-made structure (causing earth movement) - X36.0
    • machinery — see Contact, with, by type of machine
    • structure - W20.1
      • burning (uncontrolled fire) - X00.2
  • Collision NEC (accidental)

    - V89.9See also Accident, transport
    • pedestrian - W51
      • with fall - W03
        • due to ice or snow - W00.0
        • involving pedestrian conveyance — see Accident, transport, pedestrian, conveyance
      • and
        • crowd or human stampede (with fall) - W52
        • object - W22.8
          • with fall — see Fall, due to, bumping against, object
    • person (s) — see Collision, pedestrian
    • transport vehicle NEC - V89.9
      • and
        • avalanche, fallen or not moving — see Accident, transport
          • falling or moving — see Landslide
        • landslide, fallen or not moving — see Accident, transport
          • falling or moving — see Landslide
      • due to cataclysm — see Forces of nature, by type
      • intentional, purposeful suicide (attempt) — see Suicide, collision
  • Combustion, spontaneous

    see Ignition
  • Complication (delayed) of or following (medical or surgical procedure)

    - Y84.9
    • with misadventure — see Misadventure
    • amputation of limb (s) - Y83.5
    • anastomosis (arteriovenous) (blood vessel) (gastrojejunal) (tendon) (natural or artificial material) - Y83.2
    • aspiration (of fluid) - Y84.4
    • biopsy - Y84.8
    • blood
    • bypass - Y83.2
    • catheterization (urinary) - Y84.6
    • colostomy - Y83.3
    • cystostomy - Y83.3
    • dialysis (kidney) - Y84.1
    • drug — see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • due to misadventure — see Misadventure
    • duodenostomy - Y83.3
    • electroshock therapy - Y84.3
    • external stoma, creation of - Y83.3
    • formation of external stoma - Y83.3
    • gastrostomy - Y83.3
    • graft - Y83.2
    • hypothermia (medically-induced) - Y84.8
    • implant, implantation (of)
      • artificial
        • internal device (cardiac pacemaker) (electrodes in brain) (heart valve prosthesis) (orthopedic) - Y83.1
        • material or tissue (for anastomosis or bypass) - Y83.2
          • with creation of external stoma - Y83.3
      • natural tissues (for anastomosis or bypass) - Y83.2
        • with creation of external stoma - Y83.3
    • infusion
    • injection — see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • insertion of gastric or duodenal sound - Y84.5
    • insulin-shock therapy - Y84.3
    • paracentesis (abdominal) (thoracic) (aspirative) - Y84.4
    • procedures other than surgical operation — see Complication of or following, by type of procedure
    • radiological procedure or therapy - Y84.2
    • removal of organ NEC (partial) (total) - Y83.6
    • sampling
    • shock therapy - Y84.3
    • surgical operation NEC - Y83.9See also Complication of or following, by type of operation
      • reconstructive NEC - Y83.4
        • with
          • anastomosis, bypass or graft - Y83.2
          • formation of external stoma - Y83.3
      • specified NEC - Y83.8
    • transfusion — See also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • transplant, transplantation (heart) (kidney) (liver) (whole organ, any) - Y83.0
    • ureterostomy - Y83.3
    • vaccination — See also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
  • Compression

    • divers' squeeze - — see Air, pressure, change
    • trachea by
      • food (lodged in esophagus) - T18see categories T17 and
      • vomitus (lodged in esophagus) - T17.81
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