Deck the Halls with ICD-10 Codes

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The weather outside is turning frightful and it’s that time of year Deck the Halls with ICD-10 Codeswhen accidents and injuries are plentiful. Here are 10 funny ICD-10 codes to help you get through winter and the mayhem of the holidays.

Y92.59 – Injury at shopping mall.

The day after Christmas sales can be hectic. Shopping-related injuries are not just limited to Black Friday.

R10.13 – Indigestion.

Was it the extra slice of ham, or the five gingerbread cookies, or maybe it was the third helping of stuffing that pushed you over the edge?

V80.1 – Injury as occupant of animal-drawn vehicle.

That sleigh ride in the snow seemed like a great idea until the horses got spooked by

W00 – Fall due to ice and snow.

Slick parking lots and high heeled shoes are not quite compatible. Time to invest in a pair of snow boots!

T28.0XXA – Burn of mouth pharynx, initial encounter.

That day your hot cocoa was just TOO hot! Next time stick to the egg nog.

W29.0XXAContact with powered kitchen appliance, initial encounter.

You are finally breaking out that new Kitchenaid mixer to whip up a batch of sugar cookies. Sampling the batter while the blade is still running can lead to a trip to the emergency room.

W55.32XA  Struck by other hoof stock, initial encounter

Grandma got kicked by a reindeer? Yes, there is an ICD-10 code for that.

Z72.820 – Sleep deprivation.

Staying up until 3 am wrapping the kids presents when they insist on opening them at 5:30 am. Not even that extra cup of coffee will help.

Z62.891 –  Sibling rivalry

Fighting over the last piece of apple pie can turn ugly at the dinner table.

T33.53 – Superficial frostbite of finger

Losing your gloves in the middle of the most epic snowball fight can quickly go downhill.

 

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