ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 987.8

Toxic eff gas/vapor NEC

Diagnosis Code 987.8

ICD-9: 987.8
Short Description: Toxic eff gas/vapor NEC
Long Description: Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes, or vapors
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 987.8

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (980-989)
      • 987 Toxic effect of other gases, fumes, or vapors

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental ether overdose
  • Accidental poisoning by ether
  • Accidental poisoning by methyl bromide
  • Accidental poisoning by phosphine
  • Brake fluid causing toxic effect
  • Chloroform poisoning
  • Chronic fluorine poisoning
  • Ether overdose
  • Hydrogen sulfide poisoning
  • Hyperoxia
  • Inhalation of formalin fumes
  • Intentional ether overdose
  • Mustard gas poisoning
  • Oxygen toxicity
  • Poisoning by exhaust gas in aircraft
  • Poisoning by exhaust gases on board watercraft
  • Poisoning due to crowd control gas
  • Poisoning due to irritant gas
  • Poisoning due to mustard gas
  • Poisoning due to nerve gas
  • Poisoning due to vesicant gas
  • Polymer fume fever
  • Toxic effect of carbon dioxide
  • Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen fluoride
  • Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide
  • Toxic effect of phosgene
  • Toxic effect of polyester fumes

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