ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 22, 2017

ICD 10 External Causes of Injuries - “E”

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“E”Earth movement NEC to External cause status

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  • Earth movement NEC (surface)

    see Forces of nature, earth movement
  • Earth falling (on)

    - W20.0
    • caused by cataclysmic earth surface movement or eruption — see Landslide
  • Earthquake (any injury)

    - X34
  • Effect of (s) (adverse)

    • air pressure - (any) — see Air, pressure
    • cold, excessive (exposure to) — see Exposure, cold
    • heat (excessive) — see Heat
    • hot place (weather) — see Heat
    • insolation - X30
    • late — see Sequelae
    • motion — see Motion
    • nuclear explosion or weapon in war operations — see War operations, nuclear weapon
    • radiation — see Radiation
    • travel — see Travel
  • Electric shock (accidental) (by) (in)

    see Exposure, electric current
  • Electrocution (accidental)

    see Exposure, electric current
  • Endotracheal tube wrongly placed during anesthetic procedure

  • Entanglement

    • in
      • bed linen, causing suffocation
      • wheel of pedal cycle - V19.88
  • Entry of foreign body or material

    see Foreign body
  • Environmental pollution related condition- see

    - Z57
  • Execution, legal (any method)

    see Legal, intervention
  • Exhaustion

    • cold — see Exposure, cold
    • due to excessive exertion - X50.9See also Overexertion
    • heat — see Heat
  • Explosion (accidental) (of) (with secondary fire)

    - W40.9
    • acetylene - W40.1
    • aerosol can - W36.1
    • air tank (compressed) (in machinery) - W36.2
    • aircraft NEC (in transit) (powered) - V95.9
    • anesthetic gas in operating room - W40.1
    • antipersonnel bomb - W40.8
      • assault - X96.0
      • homicide (attempt) - X96.0
      • suicide (attempt) - X75
    • assault - X96.9
    • bicycle tire - W37.0
    • blasting (cap) (materials) - W40.0
    • boiler, not on transport vehicle (machinery) - W35
      • on watercraft — see Explosion, in, watercraft
    • butane - W40.1
    • caused by other person - X96.9
    • coal gas - W40.1
    • detonator - W40.0
    • dump (munitions) - W40.8
    • dynamite - W40.0
      • in
        • assault - X96.8
        • homicide (attempt) - X96.8
        • legal intervention
        • suicide (attempt) - X75
    • explosive (material) - W40.9
    • factory (munitions) - W40.8
    • fertilizer bomb - W40.8
      • assault - X96.3
      • homicide (attempt) - X96.3
      • suicide (attempt) - X75
    • firearm NEC (parts) - W34.19
    • fire-damp - W40.1
    • fireworks - W39
    • gas (coal) (explosive) - W40.1
    • gasoline not in moving motor vehicle (fumes) (tank) - W40.1
      • bomb - W40.8
        • assault - X96.1
        • homicide (attempt) - X96.1
        • suicide (attempt) - X75
      • in motor vehicle — see Accident, transport, by type of vehicle
    • grain store - W40.8
    • grenade - W40.8
      • in
        • assault - X96.8
        • homicide (attempt) - X96.8
        • legal intervention
        • suicide (attempt) - X75
    • handgun (parts) — see Explosion, firearm, hangun (parts)
    • homicide (attempt) - X96.9
      • antipersonnel bomb — see Explosion, antipersonnel bomb
      • fertilizer bomb — see Explosion, fertilizer bomb
      • gasoline bomb — see Explosion, gasoline bomb
      • letter bomb — see Explosion, letter bomb
      • pipe bomb — see Explosion, pipe bomb
      • specified NEC - X96.8
    • hose, pressurized - W37.8
    • hot water heater, tank (in machinery) - W35
      • on watercraft — see Explosion, in, watercraft
    • in, on
    • letter bomb - W40.8
      • assault - X96.2
      • homicide (attempt) - X96.2
      • suicide (attempt) - X75
    • machinery — See also Contact, with, by type of machine
      • on board watercraft — see Explosion, in, watercraft
      • pressure vessel — see Explosion, by type of vessel
    • methane - W40.1
    • mine - W40.1
    • missile NEC - W40.8
    • mortar bomb - W40.8
      • in
        • assault - X96.8
        • homicide (attempt) - X96.8
        • legal intervention
        • suicide (attempt) - X75
    • munitions (dump) (factory) - W40.8
    • pipe, pressurized - W37.8
    • pressure, pressurized
    • propane - W40.1
    • self-inflicted - X75
    • shell NEC (artillery) - W40.8
      • during war operations — see War operations, explosion
      • in
        • legal intervention
        • war — see War operations, explosion
    • spacecraft - V95.45
    • steam or water lines (in machinery) - W37.8
    • stove - W40.9
    • stated as undetermined whether accidental or intentional - Y25
    • suicide (attempt) - X75
    • tire, pressurized - W37.8
    • undetermined whether accidental or intentional - Y25
    • vehicle tire NEC - W37.8
    • war operations — see War operations, explosion
  • Exposure (to)

    - X58
    • air pressure change — see Air, pressure
    • cold (accidental) (excessive) (extreme) (natural) (place) - X31
      • assault - Y08.89
      • due to
        • man-made conditions - W93.8
          • dry ice (contact) - W93.01
          • liquid air (contact) (hydrogen) (nitrogen) - W93.11
          • refrigeration unit (deep freeze) - W93.2
          • suicide (attempt) - X83.2
        • weather (conditions) - X31
      • homicide (attempt) - Y08.89
      • self-inflicted - X83.2
    • due to abandonment or neglect - X58
    • electric current - W86.8
      • appliance (faulty) - W86.8
      • caused by other person - Y08.89
      • conductor (faulty) - W86.1
      • control apparatus (faulty) - W86.1
      • electric power generating plant, distribution station - W86.1
      • electroshock gun — see Exposure, electric current, taser
      • high-voltage cable - W85
      • homicide (attempt) - Y08.89
      • legal execution — see Legal, intervention, specified means NEC
      • lightning
      • live rail - W86.8
      • misadventure in medical or surgical procedure in electroshock therapy - Y63.4
      • motor (electric) (faulty) - W86.8
      • self-inflicted - X83.1
      • specified NEC - W86.8
      • stun gun — see Exposure, electric current, taser
      • suicide (attempt) - X83.1
      • taser - W86.8
        • assault - Y08.89
        • legal intervention
        • self-harm (intentional) - X83.8
        • undeternined intent - Y33
      • third rail - W86.8
      • transformer (faulty) - W86.1
      • transmission lines - W85
    • environmental tobacco smoke - X58
    • excessive
      • cold — see Exposure, cold
      • heat NEC (natural) - X30
        • man-made - W92
    • factor NOS (s) - X58
      • environmental NEC - X58
        • man-made NEC - W99
        • natural NEC — see Forces of nature
      • specified NEC - X58
    • fire, flames (accidental) - X08.8
      • assault - X97
      • campfire — see Exposure, fire, controlled, not in building
      • controlled (in)
        • with ignition clothing (of) - X06.2See also Ignition, clothes
          • nightwear - X05
        • bonfire — see Exposure, fire, controlled, not in building
        • brazier (in building or structure) — See also Exposure, fire, controlled, building
          • not in building or structure — see Exposure, fire, controlled, not in building
        • building or structure - X02.0
          • with
            • fall from building - X02.3
            • injury due to building collapse - X02.2
            • from building - X02.5
            • smoke inhalation - X02.1
          • hit by object from building - X02.4
          • specified mode of injury NEC - X02.8
        • fireplace, furnace or stove — see Exposure, fire, controlled, building
        • not in building or structure - X03.0
          • with
          • hit by object - X03.4
          • specified mode of injury NEC - X03.8
        • trash — see Exposure, fire, controlled, not in building
      • fireplace — see Exposure, fire, controlled, building
      • fittings or furniture (in building or structure) (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, building
      • forest (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
      • grass (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
      • hay (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
      • homicide (attempt) - X97
      • ignition of highly flammable material - X04
      • in, of, on, starting in
        • machinery — see Contact, with, by type of machine
        • motor vehicle (in motion) - V87.8See also Accident, transport, occupant by type of vehicle
          • with collision — see Collision
        • railway rolling stock, train, vehicle - V81.81
          • with collision — see Accident, transport, railway vehicle occupant
        • street car (in motion) - V82.8
          • with collision — see Accident, transport, streetcar occupant
        • transport vehicle NEC — See also Accident, transport
          • with collision — see Collision
        • war operations — See also War operations, fire
          • from nuclear explosion — see War operations, nuclear weapons
        • watercraft (in transit) (not in transit) - V91.09
      • lumber (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
      • mine (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
      • prairie (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
      • resulting from
        • explosion — see Explosion
        • lightning - X08.8
      • self-inflicted - X76
      • specified NEC - X08.8
      • started by other person - X97
      • stove — see Exposure, fire, controlled, building
      • stated as undetermined whether accidental or intentional - Y26
      • suicide (attempt) - X76
      • tunnel (uncontrolled) — see Exposure, fire, uncontrolled, not in building
      • uncontrolled
        • in building or structure - X00.0
          • with
            • fall from building - X00.3
            • injury due to building collapse - X00.2
            • jump from building - X00.5
            • smoke inhalation - X00.1
          • bed - X08.00
          • furniture NEC - X08.20
          • hit by object from building - X00.4
          • sofa - X08.10
          • specified mode of injury NEC - X00.8
        • not in building or structure (any) - X01.0
          • with
          • hit by object - X01.4
          • specified mode of injury NEC - X01.8
      • undetermined whether accidental or intentional - Y26
    • forces of nature NEC — see Forces of nature
    • G-forces (abnormal) - W49.9
    • gravitational forces (abnormal) - W49.9
    • heat NEC (natural) — see Heat
    • high-pressure jet (hydraulic) (pneumatic) - W49.9
    • hydraulic jet - W49.9
    • inanimate mechanical force - W49.9
    • jet, high-pressure (hydraulic) (pneumatic) - W49.9
    • lightning
      • causing fire — see Exposure, fire
    • mechanical forces NEC - W49.9
      • animate NEC - W64
      • inanimate NEC - W49.9
    • noise - W42.9
    • noxious substance — see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • pneumatic jet - W49.9
    • prolonged in deep-freeze unit or refrigerator - W93.2
    • radiation — see Radiation
    • smoke — See also Exposure, fire
      • tobacco, second hand - Z77.22
    • specified factors NEC - X58
    • sunlight - X32
    • supersonic waves - W42.0
    • transmission line, electric (s) - W85
    • vibration - W49.9
    • waves
    • weather NEC — see Forces of nature
  • External cause status

    - Y99.9
    • child assisting in compensated work for family - Y99.8
    • civilian activity done for financial or other compensation - Y99.0
    • civilian activity done for income or pay - Y99.0
    • family member assisting in compensated work for other family member - Y99.8
    • hobby not done for income - Y99.8
    • leisure activity - Y99.8
    • military activity - Y99.1
    • off-duty activity of military personnel - Y99.8
    • recreation or sport not for income or while a student - Y99.8
    • specified NEC - Y99.8
    • student activity - Y99.8
    • volunteer activity - Y99.2
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