ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T54.3X1A

Tox eff of corrosv alkalis and alk-like substnc, acc, init

Diagnosis Code T54.3X1A

ICD-10: T54.3X1A
Short Description: Tox eff of corrosv alkalis and alk-like substnc, acc, init
Long Description: Toxic effect of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T54.3X1A

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
      • Toxic effect of corrosive substances (T54)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T54.3X1A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 917 - POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS WITH MCC
  • 918 - POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Accidental burning caused by lye
  • Accidental poisoning caused by caustic alkalis
  • Accidental poisoning caused by lye
  • Accidental poisoning caused by sodium hydroxide
  • Alkali burn of skin
  • Alkaline chemical burn of conjunctival sac
  • Alkaline chemical burn of cornea
  • Alkaline chemical burn of cornea and conjunctival sac
  • Alkaline chemical burn of cornea AND/OR conjunctival sac
  • Burn of conjuctival sac
  • Burn of conjuctival sac
  • Burn of conjunctiva
  • Burn of conjunctiva
  • Burn of cornea and conjunctival sac
  • Burn of eye AND/OR adnexa
  • Burning caused by ammonia
  • Burning caused by caustic alkali
  • Burning caused by caustic oven cleaner
  • Burning caused by cement
  • Burning caused by lime
  • Caustic alkalis causing toxic effect
  • Chemical injury to cornea
  • Corrosives, acids and caustic alkalis causing toxic effect
  • Lye causing toxic effect
  • Toxic effect of potassium hydroxide
  • Toxic effect of sodium hydroxide

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