ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T65.221

Toxic effect of tobacco cigarettes, accidental

Diagnosis Code T65.221

ICD-10: T65.221
Short Description: Toxic effect of tobacco cigarettes, accidental
Long Description: Toxic effect of tobacco cigarettes, accidental (unintentional)
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T65.221

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
      • Toxic effect of other and unspecified substances (T65)

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Also called: Cigar smoking, Cigarette smoking, Pipe smoking, Tobacco smoking

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NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Risks of tobacco
  • Smoking and asthma
  • Smoking and COPD

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