ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y63.2

Overdose of radiation given during therapy

Diagnosis Code Y63.2

ICD-10: Y63.2
Short Description: Overdose of radiation given during therapy
Long Description: Overdose of radiation given during therapy
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y63.2

Valid for Submission
The code Y63.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Complications of medical and surgical care (Y62-Y84)
      • Failure in dosage during surgical and medical care (Y63)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • E873.2 - Therap radiation overdos

Synonyms
  • Overdose of radiation in therapy

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code Y63.2 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • therapeutic misadventure
        • overdose of radiation
    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • failure
        • in dosage
          • overdose
            • radiation, in therapy
    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • failure
        • in dosage
          • radiation
            • overdose
    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • overdose
        • radiation (in therapy)
    • Overdose(drug)
      • radiation
    • Radiation(exposure to)
      • laser (s)
        • misadventure in medical care
    • Radiation(exposure to)
      • misadventure in medical or surgical procedure
    • Radiation(exposure to)
      • overdose (in medical or surgical procedure)
    • Radiation(exposure to)
      • radioactive isotopes (any)
        • misadventure in medical or surgical treatment

Information for Patients


Radiation Exposure

Radiation is energy that travels in the form of waves or high-speed particles. It occurs naturally in sunlight. Man-made radiation is used in X-rays, nuclear weapons, nuclear power plants and cancer treatment.

If you are exposed to small amounts of radiation over a long time, it raises your risk of cancer. It can also cause mutations in your genes, which you could pass on to any children you have after the exposure. A lot of radiation over a short period, such as from a radiation emergency, can cause burns or radiation sickness. Symptoms of radiation sickness include nausea, weakness, hair loss, skin burns and reduced organ function. If the exposure is large enough, it can cause premature aging or even death. You may be able to take medicine to reduce the radioactive material in your body.

Environmental Protection Agency

  • Radiation sickness (Medical Encyclopedia)


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