Valid for Submission
T41.3X4A is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of poisoning by local anesthetics, undetermined, initial encounter. The code T41.3X4A is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code T41.3X4A might also be used to specify conditions or terms like benzocaine overdose, benzocaine overdose of undetermined intent, benzocaine poisoning, benzocaine poisoning of undetermined intent, bupivacaine overdose , bupivacaine overdose of undetermined intent, etc.
T41.3X4A is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like poisoning by local anesthetics undetermined. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Benzocaine overdose
- Benzocaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Benzocaine poisoning
- Benzocaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Bupivacaine overdose
- Bupivacaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Bupivacaine poisoning
- Bupivacaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Cinchocaine overdose
- Cinchocaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Cinchocaine poisoning
- Cinchocaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Lidocaine overdose
- Lidocaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Lidocaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Local cocaine overdose
- Local cocaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Overdose of cocaine of undetermined intent
- Oxybuprocaine overdose
- Oxybuprocaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Oxybuprocaine poisoning
- Oxybuprocaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Peripheral nerve and plexus-blocking anesthetic poisoning of undetermined intent
- Poisoning by lidocaine
- Poisoning by peripheral nerve AND/OR plexus-blocking anesthetic
- Poisoning by procaine
- Poisoning by spinal anesthetic
- Poisoning by tetracaine
- Prilocaine overdose
- Prilocaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Prilocaine poisoning
- Prilocaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Procaine overdose
- Procaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Procaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Proxymetacaine overdose
- Proxymetacaine overdose of undetermined intent
- Proxymetacaine poisoning
- Proxymetacaine poisoning of undetermined intent
- Spinal anesthetic poisoning of undetermined intent
- Tetracaine poisoning of undetermined intent
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
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Information for Patients
If you are having surgery, your doctor will give you medicine called an anesthetic. Anesthetics reduce or prevent pain. There are three main types:
- Local - numbs one small area of the body. You stay awake and alert.
- Regional - blocks pain in an area of the body, such an arm or leg. A common type is epidural anesthesia, which is often used during childbirth.
- General - makes you unconscious. You do not feel any pain, and you do not remember the procedure afterwards.
You may also get a mild sedative to relax you. You stay awake but may not remember the procedure afterwards. Sedation can be used with or without anesthesia.
The type of anesthesia or sedation you get depends on many factors. They include the procedure you are having and your current health.
- Conscious sedation for surgical procedures (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Epidural block (Medical Encyclopedia)
- General anesthesia (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Spinal and epidural anesthesia (Medical Encyclopedia)
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A poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. You might swallow it, inhale it, inject it, or absorb it through your skin. Any substance can be poisonous if too much is taken. Poisons can include
- Prescription or over-the-counter medicines taken in doses that are too high
- Overdoses of illegal drugs
- Carbon monoxide from gas appliances
- Household products, such as laundry powder or furniture polish
- Indoor or outdoor plants
- Metals such as lead and mercury
The effects of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma, and death. To prevent poisoning it is important to use and store products exactly as their labels say. Keep dangerous products where children can't get to them. Treatment for poisoning depends on the type of poison. If you suspect someone has been poisoned, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away.
- Poisoning (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Poisoning first aid (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Toxicology screen (Medical Encyclopedia)
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