Finally, Halloween is here. Halloween is a wonderful day with spooky stories, candies, and costumes. The celebration makes Kids and others who will dress up as their favorite characters and visit their friends or family’s doors for trick-and treating for Halloween. However, this celebration can lead to scary accidents and injuries.
Here are a few ICD-10 codes for the scariest things during Halloween 2022.
F40.298 – Fear of the number 13
- Code F40.2998 for Other specified phobias, listed by WHO under the range – Mental, Behavioral, and Neurodevelopment disorders.
Z62.891 – Sibling Rivalry
- Code Z62. 891 for Sibling rivalry, listed by WHO under the range – Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
F40.210 – Fear of Spider
- Code F40.210 for Arachnophobia, listed by WHO under the range – Mental, Behavioral, and Neurodevelopment disorders.
R46.1 – Fear of Bizarre Appearance
- Code R46.1 for Bizarre personal appearance, listed by WHO under the range – Symptoms, signs, and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified.
T65.93XA – Toxic Effect of unspecified substance
- Code T65.93XA for Toxic effect of unspecified substance, assault, initial encounter, listed by WHO under the range – Injury, poisoning, and certain other consequences of external causes.
Q84.2 – Congenital Malformations of hair
- Code Q84.2 for Other congenital malformations of hair, listed by WHO under the range – Congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities.
F-22 – Fear of Zombies (Delusional Disorders)
- Code F22 for Delusional disorders, listed by WHO under the range – Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders.
S11.95XA – Fear of Dracula Bites (Open bite on the neck)
- Code S11.95XA for Open bite of unspecified part of the neck, listed by WHO under the range – Injury, poisoning, and certain other consequences of external causes.
L81.9 – Fear of Ghost (Pigmentation Disorder)
- Code L81.9 for Disorder of pigmentation, listed by WHO under the range – Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
Y92.89 – Fear of abandoned house
- Code Y92.89 for Other specified places as the place of occurrence of the external, listed by WHO under the range – External causes of morbidity.
We have also discussed a few scary and common ICD-10 codes related to Halloween which help Physicians in the Emergency room streamline reporting, and increase accuracy and efficiency. Get more billable ICD-10 codes at https://allzonems.com/icd-10-codes-halloween/
As per the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report, an average of 3200 Halloween-related injuries happened every year.
The most common injuries break down are:
- 55% happened during pumpkin carving
- 25% are due to falls, tripping & walking
- 20% are miscellaneous situations like lacerations, ingestions
A few Safety Tips on Each Halloween beloved activities are
- Don’t allow Kids to carve the pumpkins
- Use battery-operated lights or glow sticks instead of open-flame candles to prevent fire accidents
- Choose the costume that fits properly and is made of fire hazard.
- Beware of decoration placement.
- Remove obstacles from stairs, porches, and lawns while planning tricks or treats
- Be careful about carrying ladders when putting up and taking down during decoration.
- It’s best to check loose connections or bare wires and damaged sockets and it’s better to dispose of the damaged lights.
Happy Halloween & Stay Safe! From Allzone Management Services.