ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y63.5

Inappropriate temperature in local application and packing

Diagnosis Code Y63.5

ICD-10: Y63.5
Short Description: Inappropriate temperature in local application and packing
Long Description: Inappropriate temperature in local application and packing
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y63.5

Valid for Submission
The code Y63.5 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Complications of medical and surgical care (Y62-Y84)
      • Failure in dosage during surgical and medical care (Y63)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • E873.5 - Wrng temp in applic/pack

Synonyms
  • Inappropriate temperature in local application / packing
  • Local application / packing too cold
  • Local application / packing too hot

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code Y63.5 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • heat
        • in local application or packing during medical or surgical procedure
    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • local application of externally applied substance in medical or surgical care
    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • medicament, externally applied
    • Burn, burned, burning(accidental) (by) (from) (on)
      • therapeutic misadventure
        • heat in local application or packing during medical or surgical procedure
    • Heat(effects of) (excessive)
      • inappropriate in local application or packing in medical or surgical procedure
    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • failure
        • in dosage
          • inappropriate temperature (too hot or too cold) in local application and packing
    • Misadventure(s) to patient(s) during surgical or medical care
      • inappropriate
        • temperature (too hot or too cold) in local application or packing
    • Scald, scalding(accidental) (by) (from) (in)
      • local application of externally applied substance in medical or surgical care

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