ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T63.451D

Toxic effect of venom of hornets, accidental, subs

Diagnosis Code T63.451D

ICD-10: T63.451D
Short Description: Toxic effect of venom of hornets, accidental, subs
Long Description: Toxic effect of venom of hornets, accidental (unintentional), subsequent encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T63.451D

Valid for Submission
The code T63.451D 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 contact with venomous animals and plants (T63)

Information for Patients


Insect Bites and Stings

Also called: Bug bites

Most insect bites are harmless, though they sometimes cause discomfort. Bee, wasp, and hornet stings and fire ant bites usually hurt. Mosquito and flea bites usually itch. Insects can also spread diseases. In the United States, some mosquitoes spread West Nile virus. Travelers outside the United States may be at risk for malaria and other infections.

To prevent insect bites and their complications

  • Don't bother insects
  • Use insect repellant
  • Wear protective clothing
  • Be careful when you eat outside because food attracts insects
  • If you know you have severe allergic reactions to insect bites and stings (such as anaphylaxis), carry an emergency epinephrine kit

  • Anaphylaxis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bee poison (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Fire ants (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Fleas (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Insect bites and stings (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wasp sting (Medical Encyclopedia)


[Read More]
Previous Code
Previous Code T63.451A
Next Code
T63.451S Next Code