ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
May 27, 2017

ICD 10 External Causes of Injuries - “L”

Browse the alphabetic listing of the ICD 10 external causes of injuries. Use the Search term option to locate the injury term and its corresponding ICD 10 diagnosis code.

“L”Laceration NEC to Lynching

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  • Laceration NEC

    see Injury
  • Lack of

    • care (helpless person) (infant) (newborn) - X58
    • food except as result of abandonment or neglect - X58
      • due to abandonment or neglect - X58
    • water except as result of transport accident - X58
      • due to transport accident — see Accident, transport, by type
      • helpless person, infant, newborn - X58
  • Landslide (falling on transport vehicle)

    - X36.1
    • caused by collapse of man-made structure - X36.0
  • Late effect

    see Sequelae
  • Legal

    • execution (any method) — see Legal, intervention
    • intervention (by)
      • baton — see Legal, intervention, blunt object, baton
      • bayonet — see Legal, intervention, sharp object, bayonet
      • blow — see Legal, intervention, manhandling
      • blunt object
      • bomb — see Legal, intervention, explosive
      • cutting or piercing instrument — see Legal, intervention, sharp object
      • dynamite — see Legal, intervention, explosive, dynamite
      • explosive (s)
      • firearm (s) (discharge)
      • gas (asphyxiation) (poisoning)
      • grenade — see Legal, intervention, explosive, grenade
      • injuring
      • late effect (of) - Y35see with 7th character S
      • manhandling
      • sequelae (of) - Y35see with 7th character S
      • sharp objects
      • specified means NEC
      • stabbing — see Legal, intervention, sharp object
      • stave — see Legal, intervention, blunt object, stave
      • tear gas — see Legal, intervention, gas, tear gas
      • truncheon — see Legal, intervention, blunt object, stave
  • Lifting

    See also Overexertion
  • Lightning (shock) (stroke) (struck by)

    • causing fire — see Exposure, fire
  • Loss of control NEC (transport vehicle)

    see Accident, transport
  • Lost at sea NOS

    see Drowning, due to, fall overboard
  • Low

    • pressure - (effects) — see Air, pressure, low
    • temperature (effects) — see Exposure, cold
  • Lying before train, vehicle or other moving object

    - X81.8
    • subway train - X81.1
    • train - X81.1
    • undetermined whether accidental or intentional - Y31
  • Lynching

    see Assault
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When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.