ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T56.5X1

Toxic effect of zinc and its compounds, accidental

Diagnosis Code T56.5X1

ICD-10: T56.5X1
Short Description: Toxic effect of zinc and its compounds, accidental
Long Description: Toxic effect of zinc and its compounds, accidental (unintentional)
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T56.5X1

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The code T56.5X1 is a "header" and not 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 metals (T56)

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