ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T54.3X3D

Tox eff of corrosv alkalis and alk-like substnc, asslt, subs

Diagnosis Code T54.3X3D

ICD-10: T54.3X3D
Short Description: Tox eff of corrosv alkalis and alk-like substnc, asslt, subs
Long Description: Toxic effect of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances, assault, subsequent encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T54.3X3D

Valid for Submission
The code T54.3X3D is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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 T54.3X3D is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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The code T54.3X3D is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Assault by caustic alkalies
  • Assault by corrosive substance, except poisoning

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