ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T63.061A

Toxic effect of venom of N & S American snake, acc, init

Diagnosis Code T63.061A

ICD-10: T63.061A
Short Description: Toxic effect of venom of N & S American snake, acc, init
Long Description: Toxic effect of venom of other North and South American snake, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T63.061A

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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 contact with venomous animals and plants (T63)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T63.061A 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
  • Poisoning caused by copperhead snake venom
  • Poisoning caused by fer de lance venom
  • Poisoning caused by pit viper venom
  • Poisoning caused by pit viper venom
  • Poisoning caused by pit viper venom
  • Poisoning caused by viper venom
  • Poisoning caused by viper venom
  • Poisoning caused by viper venom
  • Poisoning caused by water moccasin venom

Information for Patients


Animal Bites

Also called: Cat bites, Dog bites

Wild animals usually avoid people. They might attack, however, if they feel threatened, are sick, or are protecting their young or territory. Attacks by pets are more common. Animal bites rarely are life-threatening, but if they become infected, you can develop serious medical problems.

To prevent animal bites and complications from bites

  • Never pet, handle, or feed unknown animals
  • Leave snakes alone
  • Watch your children closely around animals
  • Vaccinate your cats, ferrets, and dogs against rabies
  • Spay or neuter your dog to make it less aggressive
  • Get a tetanus booster if you have not had one recently
  • Wear boots and long pants when you are in areas with venomous snakes

If an animal bites you, clean the wound with soap and water as soon as possible. Get medical attention if necessary.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Animal bites - self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Jellyfish stings (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Marine animal stings or bites (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Snake bites (Medical Encyclopedia)


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