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Bitten by a cow? The ICD-10 code for cattle attacks & 14 other wacky codes

There's no horsing around when it comes to animal-related injuries.

Here are 15 ICD-10 codes for animal-related incidents, as listed on

1. Bitten by a cow — W55.21
2. Pecked by a chicken — W61.33
3. Inadvertently stricken by a dog — W54.1
4. Bitten by a turtle – W59.21
5. Struck by macaw – W61.12
6. Bitten by sea lion – W56.11
7. Occupant of animal-drawn vehicle injured in collision with railway train or railway vehicle, initial encounter — V80.62XA
8. Bitten by human being (accidentally) — W50.3
9. Implantation of quills of porcupine — W55.89
10. Bitten by millipede — W57
11. Grooming and shearing an animal — Y93.K3
12. Pecked by bird — W61.99
13. Rat bite — W53.11
14. Horseback riding injury — Y93.52
15. Bitten by duck, subsequent encounter — W61.61XD

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