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ICD-10-CM Code T52.1
Toxic effects of benzene

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code T52.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the one child codes of T52.1 that describes the diagnosis 'toxic effects of benzene' in more detail.


The ICD code T52 is used to code Intoxicative inhalant

Intoxicative inhalants are a broad range of intoxicative drugs whose volatile vapors or gases are taken in via the nose and trachea. They are taken by room temperature volatilization or from a pressurized container (e.g., nitrous oxide), and do not include drugs that are sniffed after burning or heating. For example, amyl nitrite and toluene are considered inhalants, but tobacco, cannabis, and crack are not, even though the latter are also inhaled (as smoke).

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 981.982

Coding Notes for T52.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Homologues of benzene - instead, use code T52.2
Nitroderivatives and aminoderivatives of benzene and its homologues - instead, use code T65.3

Parent Code: T52 - Toxic effect of organic solvents

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/T521X