ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T65.291A

Toxic effect of tobacco and nicotine, accidental, init

Diagnosis Code T65.291A

ICD-10: T65.291A
Short Description: Toxic effect of tobacco and nicotine, accidental, init
Long Description: Toxic effect of other tobacco and nicotine, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T65.291A

Valid for Submission
The code T65.291A 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 other and unspecified substances (T65)

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert to ICD-9
  • 989.84 - Toxic effect of tobacco (Combination Flag)
  • E866.8 - Acc pois-solid/liq NEC (Combination Flag)

Synonyms
  • Accidental nicotine overdose
  • Accidental nicotine poisoning
  • Adverse drug interaction
  • Adverse drug interaction with tobacco
  • Drug interaction with tobacco
  • Drug interaction with tobacco
  • Nicotine overdose
  • Nicotine poisoning
  • Tobacco related optic neuropathy
  • Toxic effect of tobacco and nicotine
  • Toxic optic neuropathy

Information for Patients


Smoking

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

There's no way around it. Smoking is bad for your health. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Cigarette smoking causes 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. It is also responsible for many other cancers and health problems. These include lung disease, heart and blood vessel disease, stroke and cataracts. Women who smoke have a greater chance of certain pregnancy problems or having a baby die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Your smoke is also bad for other people - they breathe in your smoke secondhand and can get many of the same problems as smokers do.

E-cigarettes often look like cigarettes, but they work differently. They are battery-operated smoking devices. Not much is known about the health risks of using them.

Quitting smoking can reduce your risk of health problems. The earlier you quit, the greater the benefit.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Risks of tobacco (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Smoking and asthma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Smoking and COPD (Medical Encyclopedia)

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ICD-10 Footnotes

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Present on Admission
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