11 Strange ICD-10 Codes You Hope to Never Use

It takes a special person to work in the medical field. That’s why you’ve stepped up to the plate – to uphold the sacred honor of helping care for the sick and vulnerable. It’s a privilege to serve others through your calling. That’s exactly why so many professionals dedicate their lives to a career in healthcare.

And it’s the oddities you find in the emergency room that allow you to live out that passion because there’s never a dull moment! Be it freak accident or poor judgement, a healthy sense of humor will help you survive.

So whether you’re joining the ranks of the healthcare field or are already a seasoned pro, join us as we take a look at some of the strangest ICD-10 codes in medicine today. Because you never know what you might encounter at work some day!

1. Animal-rider injured in collision with trolley

Strange ICD10 Codes Trolley Collision

2. Sibling rivalry

Strange ICD10 Codes Sibling Rivalry

3. Unspecified balloon accident injuring occupant

Strange ICD10 Codes Balloon Accident

4. Struck by duck, subsequent encounter

Strange ICD10 Codes Struck by Duck

5. Pedestrian on foot injured in collision with roller skater

Strange ICD10 Codes Roller Skate Collision

6. Bizarre personal appearance

Strange ICD10 Codes Bizarre Appearance

7. Burn due to water skis on fire, subsequent encounter

Strange ICD10 Codes Water Ski Fire

8. Sucked into a jet engine

Strange ICD10 Codes Sucked Into Jet Engine

9. Hurt at the library

Strange ICD10 Codes Hurt at Library

10. Walked into a lamppost, subsequent encounter

Strange ICD10 Codes Walked into Lamppost

11. Spacecraft collision injuring occupant, sequela

Strange ICD10 Codes Spacecraft Collision

Are you a medical professional? What's the most bizarre injury you've ever encountered on the job? Share with us in the comments below!


Kristina Ericksen

Kristina is a Digital Writer at Collegis Education where she creates informative content on behalf of Rasmussen College. She is passionate about the power of education and enjoys connecting students to bright futures.


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