ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 988.2

Tox eff berry/plant NEC

Diagnosis Code 988.2

ICD-9: 988.2
Short Description: Tox eff berry/plant NEC
Long Description: Toxic effect of berries and other plants eaten as food
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 988.2

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (980-989)
      • 988 Toxic effect of noxious substances eaten as food

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental poisoning from berries
  • Accidental poisoning from berries and seeds
  • Accidental poisoning from foodstuffs and poisonous plants
  • Accidental poisoning from seeds
  • Berries - toxic effect
  • Castor bean poisoning
  • Ergotism
  • Greasewood poisoning
  • Jamaican vomiting sickness
  • Plants - toxic effect
  • Poisoning by ingestion of plant
  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus poisoning
  • Self poisoning by plants or parts of plants
  • Toxic effect from eating berries AND/OR other plants

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