Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W56.21XA

Bitten by orca, initial encounter

  • W56.21XA 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, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, W56.21XA and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • W56.21XA 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 W56.21XA to ICD-9-CM