ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 968.5

Surfce-topic/infilt anes

Diagnosis Code 968.5

ICD-9: 968.5
Short Description: Surfce-topic/infilt anes
Long Description: Surface (topical) and infiltration anesthetics
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 968.5

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Poisoning by drugs, medicinals and biological substances (960-979)
      • 968 Poisoning by other central nervous system depressants and anesthetics

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Intentional lignocaine poisoning
  • Intentional local cocaine overdose
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  • Intentional overdose by crack cocaine
  • Intentional oxybuprocaine overdose
  • Intentional oxybuprocaine poisoning
  • Intentional procaine overdose
  • Intentional procaine poisoning
  • Intentional proxymetacaine overdose
  • Intentional proxymetacaine poisoning
  • Intentional tetracaine poisoning
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  • Lignocaine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Lignocaine poisoning of undetermined intent
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  • Overdose of crack cocaine of undetermined intent
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  • Oxybuprocaine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Oxybuprocaine poisoning
  • Oxybuprocaine poisoning of undetermined intent
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  • Procaine overdose
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  • Proxymetacaine poisoning of undetermined intent
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