Scenario: Fall from ladder while cleaning gutters at home resulted in fractured left distal tibia.
Unspecified fracture of lower end of left tibia, initial encounter for closed fracture
Fall on and from ladder, initial encounter
Unspecified place in unspecified non-institutional (private) residence (place of occurrence external cause code)
Activity, other specified
Other external cause status
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