The days are shorter, there’s a nip in the air and there’s a good chance you might run across one of these ICD-10 codes this holiday season:
W34.110 Accidental malfunction of BB gun
You finally received the coveted Official Daisy Red Ryder Range Model 1938 Air Rifle BB Gun for Christmas.
ICD-10 Z63.1 Relationship problems with the in-laws
Your mother-in-law brought over a delicious holiday ham knowing you’ve been a vegetarian for the last year?
W00.1XXA Fall from stairs and steps due to ice and snow
Did you forget to salt the stairs again?
R46.1 Bizarre personal appearance
Perhaps you start declining some of those ugly Christmas sweater parties.
T28.0XXA – Burn of mouth and pharynx, initial encounter
Next time, let your hot chocolate cool off a bit before you chug it.
V80.1 Injury as occupant of animal-drawn vehicle
Let’s just hope Santa manages to stay in his sleigh this year.
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