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In medicine, an external cause is a reason for the existence of a medical condition which can be associated with a specific object or acute process outside the body.

They are classified as "E codes" in ICD 9.[1]

References

  1. LeMier M, Cummings P, West TA (2001). "Accuracy of external cause of injury codes reported in Washington State hospital discharge records". Inj. Prev. 7 (4): 334–8. PMID 11770664.



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