ICD-10-CM Code for Fall into natural body of water W16.1

ICD-10 code W16.1 for Fall into natural body of water is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Other external causes of accidental injury .

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Fall into natural body of water
Fall into lake
Fall into open sea
Fall into river
Fall into stream


Excludes1: accidental non-watercraft drowning and submersion not involving fall (W65-W74)
effects of air pressure from diving (W94.-)
fall into water from watercraft (V90-V94)
hitting an object or against bottom when falling from watercraft (V94.0)

Excludes2: striking or hitting diving board (W21.4)

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