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ICD-10-CM Code T63.09
Toxic effect of venom of other snake

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 T63.09 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of T63.09 that describes the diagnosis 'toxic effect of venom of other snake' in more detail.

The ICD code T630 is used to code Snakebite

A snakebite is an injury caused by the bite of a snake. It often results in two puncture wounds from the animal's fangs. Sometimes poisoning from the bite may occur. This may result in redness, swelling, and severe pain at the area, which may take up to an hour to appear. Vomiting, trouble seeing, tingling of the limbs, and sweating may result. Most bites are on the hands or arms. Fear following a bite is common with symptoms of a racing heart and feeling faint. The venom may cause bleeding, kidney failure, a severe allergic reaction, tissue death around the bite, or breathing problems. Bites may result in the loss of a limb or other chronic problems. The outcome depends on the type of snake, the area of the body bitten, the amount of venom injected, and the health conditions of the person. Problems are often worse in children than adults.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Codes: D012909, D012909, D012909
ICD 9 Codes: 989.5, E905.0, E906.2

A bite on a finger from a Montpellier snake

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Drugs Index References for 'T63.09 - Toxic effect of venom of other snake'

The ICD-10-CM Drugs Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T63.09. Click on any term below to browse the drugs index.

Parent Code: T63.0 - Toxic effect of snake venom

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