Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W45.8XXA

Other foreign body or object entering through skin, initial encounter

  • W45.8XXA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, W45.8XXA and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Abbreviated Form
  • Oth foreign body or object entering through skin, init
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • W45.8XXA describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Convert ICD-10-CM W45.8XXA to ICD-9-CM