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Other accidental drowning or submersion (E910.8)

ICD-9 code E910.8 for Other accidental drowning or submersion is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -ACCIDENTS CAUSED BY SUBMERSION, SUFFOCATION, AND FOREIGN BODIES (E910-E915).

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