ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 976.9

Pois-skin/membr agnt NOS

Diagnosis Code 976.9

ICD-9: 976.9
Short Description: Pois-skin/membr agnt NOS
Long Description: Poisoning by unspecified agent primarily affecting skin and mucous membrane
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 976.9

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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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 976.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
      • due to
        • drugs and medicinals (correct substance properly administered) (internal use) 693.0
          • external (in contact with skin) 692.3
            • wrong substance given or taken 976.9
              • specified substance - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals

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