ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T57.0X1D

Toxic effect of arsenic and its compounds, accidental, subs

Diagnosis Code T57.0X1D

ICD-10: T57.0X1D
Short Description: Toxic effect of arsenic and its compounds, accidental, subs
Long Description: Toxic effect of arsenic and its compounds, accidental (unintentional), subsequent encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T57.0X1D

Valid for Submission
The code T57.0X1D 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 inorganic substances (T57)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T57.0X1D is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The code T57.0X1D is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accidental poisoning caused by arsenic and its compounds and fumes
  • Accidental poisoning caused by arsenic compound
  • Accidental poisoning caused by arsenic fumes
  • Anemia caused by arsenic hydride
  • Arsanilic acid poisoning
  • Arsenical tremor
  • Arsenic-induced hypomelanosis
  • Arsenic-induced nail damage
  • Arsine poisoning
  • Chemically-induced hypomelanosis
  • Inorganic arsenic poisoning
  • Lewisite poisoning
  • Nail damage
  • Nail damage caused by chemical agents
  • Nail damage from external agent
  • Organic arsenic poisoning
  • Pentavalent arsenic compound causing toxic effect
  • Skin disease caused by arsenic
  • Toxic effect of arsenic AND/OR its compounds
  • Toxicoderma
  • Trivalent arsenic compound causing toxic effect

Information for Patients


Arsenic is a natural element found in soil and minerals. Arsenic compounds are used to preserve wood, as pesticides, and in some industries. Arsenic can get into air, water, and the ground from wind-blown dust. It may also get into water from runoff.

You may be exposed to arsenic by

  • Taking in small amounts in food, drinking water, or air
  • Breathing sawdust or burning smoke from arsenic-treated wood
  • Living in an area with high levels of arsenic in rock
  • Working in a job where arsenic is made or used

Exposure to arsenic can cause many health problems. Being exposed to low levels for a long time can change the color of your skin. It can cause corns and small warts. Exposure to high levels of arsenic can cause death.

Agency for Toxic Substances Disease Registry

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