ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S60.468

Insect bite (nonvenomous) of other finger

Diagnosis Code S60.468

ICD-10: S60.468
Short Description: Insect bite (nonvenomous) of other finger
Long Description: Insect bite (nonvenomous) of other finger
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S60.468

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers (S60-S69)
      • Superficial injury of wrist, hand and fingers (S60)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Insect Bites and Stings

Also called: Bug bites

Most insect bites are harmless, though they sometimes cause discomfort. Bee, wasp, and hornet stings and fire ant bites usually hurt. Mosquito and flea bites usually itch. Insects can also spread diseases. In the United States, some mosquitoes spread West Nile virus. Travelers outside the United States may be at risk for malaria and other infections.

To prevent insect bites and their complications

  • Don't bother insects
  • Use insect repellant
  • Wear protective clothing
  • Be careful when you eat outside because food attracts insects
  • If you know you have severe allergic reactions to insect bites and stings (such as anaphylaxis), carry an emergency epinephrine kit

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bee poison
  • Fire ants
  • Fleas
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Wasp sting

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