"Inhalation" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries
- anthrax - A22.1 Pulmonary anthrax
- flame - T27.3 Burn of respiratory tract, part unspecified
- food or foreign body - See: Foreign body, by site;
- gases, fumes, or vapors - T59.9 Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and vapors
- specified agent NEC - See: Table of Drugs and Chemicals, by substance; - T59.89 Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes and vapors
- liquid or vomitus - See: Asphyxia;
- meconium (newborn) - P24.00 Meconium aspiration without respiratory symptoms
- mucus - See: Asphyxia, mucus;
- oil or gasoline (causing suffocation) - See: Foreign body, by site;
- smoke - T59.81 Toxic effect of smoke
- steam - T59.9 Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and vapors
- stomach contents or secretions - See: Foreign body, by site;
- due to anesthesia (general) (local) or other sedation - T88.59 Other complications of anesthesia
Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions
Anthrax: An acute infection caused by the spore-forming bacteria BACILLUS ANTHRACIS. It commonly affects hoofed animals such as sheep and goats. Infection in humans often involves the skin (cutaneous anthrax), the lungs (inhalation anthrax), or the gastrointestinal tract. Anthrax is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics.
Inhalation: The act of BREATHING in.
Mucus: The viscous secretion of mucous membranes. It contains mucin, white blood cells, water, inorganic salts, and exfoliated cells.
Smoke: Visible gaseous suspension of carbon and other particulate matter emitted from burning substances.
Steam: Water in its gaseous state. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)