ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 26, 2017

ICD 10 External Causes of Injuries - “M”

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“M”Malfunction to Murder

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  • Malfunction (mechanism or component) (of)

  • Maltreatment

    see Perpetrator
  • Mangled NOS (accidentally)

    - X58
  • Manhandling (in brawl, fight)

    - Y04.0
    • legal intervention — see Legal, intervention, manhandling
  • Manslaughter (nonaccidental)

    see Assault
  • Mauled by animal NEC

    - W55.89
  • Medical procedure, complication of (delayed or as an abnormal reaction without mention of misadventure)

    see Complication of or following, by specified type of procedure
    • due to or as a result of misadventure — see Misadventure
  • Melting (due to fire)

    See also Exposure, fire
    • apparel NEC - X06.3
    • clothes, clothing NEC - X06.3
      • nightwear - X05
    • fittings or furniture (burning building) (uncontrolled fire) - X00.8
    • nightwear - X05
    • plastic jewelry - X06.1
  • Mental cruelty

    - X58
  • Military operations (injuries to military and civilians occuring during peacetime on military property and during routine military exercises and operations) (by) (from) (involving)

    - Y37.90
    • air blast - Y37.20
    • aircraft
      • destruction — see Military operations, destruction of aircraft
    • airway restriction — see Military operations, restriction of airways
    • asphyxiation — see Military operations, restriction of airways
    • biological weapons - Y37.6X
    • blast - Y37.20
    • blast fragments - Y37.20
    • blast wave - Y37.20
    • blast wind - Y37.20
    • bomb - Y37.20
    • bullet - Y37.43
    • chemical weapons - Y37.7X
    • combat
      • hand to hand combat (unarmed) - Y37.44
      • using blunt or piercing object - Y37.45
    • conflagration — see Military operations, fire
    • conventional warfare NEC - Y37.49
    • depth-charge - Y37.01
    • destruction of aircraft - Y37.10
      • due to
        • air to air missile - Y37.11
        • collision with other aircraft - Y37.12
        • detonation of onboard munitions and explosives (accidental) - Y37.14
        • enemy fire or explosives - Y37.11
        • explosive placed on aircraft - Y37.11
        • onboard fire - Y37.13
        • rocket propelled grenade [RPG] - Y37.11
        • small arms fire - Y37.11
        • surface to air missile - Y37.11
      • specified NEC - Y37.19
    • detonation of (accidental)
      • onboard marine weapons - Y37.05
      • own munitions or munitions launch device - Y37.24
    • dirty bomb - Y37.50
    • explosion (of) - Y37.20
      • aerial bomb - Y37.21
      • bomb NOS - Y37.20See also Military operations, bomb(s)
      • own munitions or munitions launch device (accidental) - Y37.24
      • fragments - Y37.20
      • grenade - Y37.29
      • guided missile - Y37.22
      • improvised explosive device [IED] (person-borne) (roadside) (vehicle-borne) - Y37.23
      • land mine - Y37.29
      • marine mine (at sea) (in harbor) - Y37.02
      • marine weapon - Y37.00
      • sea-based artillery shell - Y37.03
      • specified NEC - Y37.29
      • torpedo - Y37.04
    • fire - Y37.30
    • firearms
    • flamethrower - Y37.33
    • fragments (from) (of)
      • improvised explosive device [IED] (person-borne) (roadside) (vehicle-borne) - Y37.26
      • munitions - Y37.25
      • specified NEC - Y37.29
      • weapons - Y37.27
    • friendly fire - Y37.92
    • hand to hand combat (unarmed) - Y37.44
    • hot substances — see Military operations, fire
    • incendiary bullet - Y37.32
    • nuclear weapon (effects of) - Y37.50
      • acute radiation exposure - Y37.54
      • blast pressure - Y37.51
      • direct blast - Y37.51
      • direct heat - Y37.53
      • fallout exposure - Y37.54
      • fireball - Y37.53
      • indirect blast (struck or crushed by blast debris) (being thrown by blast) - Y37.52
      • ionizing radiation (immediate exposure) - Y37.54
      • nuclear radiation - Y37.54
      • radiation
      • specified NEC - Y37.59
      • secondary effects - Y37.54
      • thermal radiation - Y37.53
    • restriction of air (airway)
    • rubber bullets - Y37.41
    • shrapnel NOS - Y37.29
    • suffocation — see Military operations, restriction of airways
    • unconventional warfare NEC - Y37.7X
    • underwater blast NOS - Y37.00
    • warfare
    • weapons
    • weapon of mass destruction [WMD] - Y37.91
  • Misadventure during surgical or medical care (s) to patient(s)

    - Y69
    • contaminated medical or biological substance (blood, drug, fluid) - Y64.9
    • excessive amount of blood or other fluid during transfusion or infusion - Y63.0
    • failure
      • in dosage - Y63.9
        • electroshock therapy - Y63.4
        • inappropriate temperature in local application and packing (too hot or too cold) - Y63.5
        • infusion
          • excessive amount of fluid - Y63.0
          • incorrect dilution of fluid - Y63.1
        • insulin-shock therapy - Y63.4
        • nonadministration of necessary drug or biological substance - Y63.6
        • overdose — see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
          • radiation, in therapy - Y63.2
        • radiation
        • specified procedure NEC - Y63.8
        • transfusion
          • excessive amount of blood - Y63.0
      • mechanical, of instrument or apparatus (any) (during any procedure) - Y65.8
      • sterile precautions (during procedure) - Y62.9
        • aspiration of fluid or tissue (by puncture or catheterization, except heart) - Y62.6
        • biopsy (except needle aspiration) - Y62.8
          • needle (aspirating) - Y62.6
        • blood sampling - Y62.6
        • catheterization - Y62.6
        • dialysis (kidney) - Y62.2
        • endoscopic examination - Y62.4
        • enema - Y62.8
        • immunization - Y62.3
        • infusion - Y62.1
        • injection - Y62.3
        • needle biopsy - Y62.6
        • paracentesis (abdominal) (thoracic) - Y62.6
        • perfusion - Y62.2
        • puncture (lumbar) - Y62.6
        • removal of catheter or packing - Y62.8
        • specified procedure NEC - Y62.8
        • surgical operation - Y62.0
        • transfusion - Y62.1
        • vaccination - Y62.3
      • suture or ligature during surgical procedure - Y65.2
      • to introduce or to remove tube or instrument — see Failure, to
    • hemorrhage — see Index to Diseases and Injuries, Complication(s)
    • inadvertent exposure of patient to radiation - Y63.3
    • inappropriate
      • operation performed — see Inappropriate operation performed
      • temperature in local application or packing (too hot or too cold) - Y63.5
    • infusion - Y69See also Misadventure, by type, infusion
      • excessive amount of fluid - Y63.0
      • incorrect dilution of fluid - Y63.1
      • wrong fluid - Y65.1
    • mismatched blood in transfusion - Y65.0
    • nonadministration of necessary drug or biological substance - Y63.6
    • overdose — see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
      • radiation (in therapy) - Y63.2
    • perforation — see Index to Diseases and Injuries, Complication(s)
    • performance of inappropriate operation — see Inappropriate operation performed
    • puncture — see Index to Diseases and Injuries, Complication(s)
    • specified type NEC - Y65.8
      • failure
        • suture or ligature during surgical operation - Y65.2
        • to introduce or to remove tube or instrument — see Failure, to
      • infusion of wrong fluid - Y65.1
      • performance of inappropriate operation — see Inappropriate operation performed
      • transfusion of mismatched blood - Y65.0
      • wrong
        • fluid in infusion - Y65.1
        • placement of endotracheal tube during anesthetic procedure - Y65.3
    • transfusion — see Misadventure, by type, transfusion
      • excessive amount of blood - Y63.0
      • mismatched blood - Y65.0
    • wrong
  • Mismatched blood in transfusion

    - Y65.0
  • Motion sickness

    - T75.3
  • Mountain sickness

    - W94.11
  • Mudslide (of cataclysmic nature)

    see Landslide
  • Murder (attempt)

    see Assault
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