ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T49.91XD

Poisoning by unsp topical agent, accidental, subs

Diagnosis Code T49.91XD

ICD-10: T49.91XD
Short Description: Poisoning by unsp topical agent, accidental, subs
Long Description: Poisoning by unspecified topical agent, accidental (unintentional), subsequent encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T49.91XD

Valid for Submission
The code T49.91XD is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances (T36-T50)
      • Topical skin/eye/ENT/dental drugs (T49)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T49.91XD is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The code T49.91XD is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accidental poisoning caused by drug primarily affecting mucous membrane
  • Accidental poisoning caused by drugs primarily affecting skin, mucous membrane, ophthalmological, otorhinolaryngological and dental drugs
  • Accidental poisoning caused by skin drug
  • Eye, otorhinolaryngological, skin and dental drug poisoning
  • Miscellaneous topical preparations poisoning
  • Overdose of drug groups and agents primarily acting on the skin
  • Poisoning caused by skin AND/OR mucous membrane drug
  • Topical dermatological preparation overdose

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