ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T56.91

Toxic effect of unsp metal, accidental (unintentional)

Diagnosis Code T56.91

ICD-10: T56.91
Short Description: Toxic effect of unsp metal, accidental (unintentional)
Long Description: Toxic effect of unspecified metal, accidental (unintentional)
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T56.91

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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 metals (T56)

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T56.91 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
Accidental
(unintentional)
Poisoning
Accidental
self-harm
Poisoning
Assault
Poisoning
Undetermined
Adverse
effect
Underdosing
Metals (heavy) (nonmedicinal)T56.91T56.92T56.93T56.94
Metals (heavy) (nonmedicinal)
  »dust, fumes, or vapor NEC
T56.91T56.92T56.93T56.94
Metals (heavy) (nonmedicinal)
  »light NEC
T56.91T56.92T56.93T56.94
Metals (heavy) (nonmedicinal)
  »light NEC
    »dust, fumes, or vapor NEC
T56.91T56.92T56.93T56.94
Metals (heavy) (nonmedicinal)
  »specified NEC
T56.91T56.92T56.93T56.94
Metals (heavy) (nonmedicinal)
  »thallium
T56.91T56.92T56.93T56.94
Smelter fumes NECT56.91T56.92T56.93T56.94
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