ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 976.6

Poison-ent preparation

Diagnosis Code 976.6

ICD-9: 976.6
Short Description: Poison-ent preparation
Long Description: Poisoning by anti-infectives and other drugs and preparations for ear, nose, and throat
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 976.6

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Poisoning by drugs, medicinals and biological substances (960-979)
      • 976 Poisoning by agents primarily affecting skin and mucous membrane, ophthalmological, otorhinolaryngological, and dental drugs

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  • Accidental poisoning by drugs primarily affecting skin, mucous membrane, ophthalmological, otorhinolaryngological and dental drugs
  • Accidental poisoning by otorhinolaryngological drugs
  • Eye, otorhinolaryngological, skin and dental drug poisoning
  • Poisoning by ear anti-infective
  • Poisoning by nose anti-infective
  • Poisoning by throat anti-infective

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