ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z77.018

Contact w and (suspected) exposure to oth hazardous metals

Diagnosis Code Z77.018

ICD-10: Z77.018
Short Description: Contact w and (suspected) exposure to oth hazardous metals
Long Description: Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazardous metals
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z77.018

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Oth contact w and (suspected) exposures hazardous to health (Z77)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Exposure to mercury

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