ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T56.811

Toxic effect of thallium, accidental (unintentional)

Diagnosis Code T56.811

ICD-10: T56.811
Short Description: Toxic effect of thallium, accidental (unintentional)
Long Description: Toxic effect of thallium, accidental (unintentional)
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T56.811

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The code T56.811 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)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental poisoning caused by metal
  • Accidental poisoning caused by thallium
  • Thallium poisoning
  • Thallium sulfate toxicity

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T56.811 is included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, this table contains a classification of drugs, industrial solvents, corrosive gases, noxious plants, pesticides, and other toxic agents. Each substance in the table is assigned a code according to the poisoning classification and external causes of adverse effects. Use as many codes as necessary to describe all reported drugs, medicinal or chemical substances.

Substance Poisoning
Thallium (compounds) (dust) NECT56.811T56.812T56.813T56.814
Thallium (compounds) (dust) NEC
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