ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 983.9

Toxic effect caustic NOS

Diagnosis Code 983.9

ICD-9: 983.9
Short Description: Toxic effect caustic NOS
Long Description: Toxic effect of caustic, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 983.9

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (980-989)
      • 983 Toxic effect of corrosive aromatics, acids, and caustic alkalis

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental exposure to bleach
  • Accidental poisoning by corrosive
  • Accidental poisoning by disinfectants
  • Bleach causing toxic effect
  • Chlorate poisoning
  • Disinfectant causing toxic effect
  • Phosphorus poisoning
  • Poisoning of undetermined intent by corrosive, acid or caustic alkali
  • Self poisoning by corrosive or caustic substance
  • Toxic effect of caustic substance
  • Toxic effect of phosphorus and its compounds

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