2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T38

Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of hormones and their synthetic substitutes and antagonists, not elsewhere classified

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as T38. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • mineralocorticoids and their antagonists (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T50.0

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of mineralocorticoids and their antagonists

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T50.0-
    )
  • oxytocic hormones (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T48.0

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of oxytocic drugs

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of estrogens, progestogens and antagonists (T38.4-T38.6)
    T48.0-
    )
  • parathyroid hormones and derivatives (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T50.9

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T50.9-
    )
The following code(s) above T38 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T38:
  • S00-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T36-T50
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range T36-T50

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances

    Code First
    • , for adverse effects, the nature of the adverse effect, such as:
    • adverse effect NOS (T88.7 )
    • aspirin gastritis (K29.-)
    • blood disorders (D56-D76 )
    • contact dermatitis (L23-L25 )
    • dermatitis due to substances taken internally (L27.-)
    • nephropathy (N14.0-N14.2)
    Includes
    • adverse effect of correct substance properly administered
    • poisoning by overdose of substance
    • poisoning by wrong substance given or taken in error
    • underdosing by (inadvertently) (deliberately) taking less substance than prescribed or instructed
    Note
    • The drug giving rise to the adverse effect should be identified by use of codes from categories T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • toxic reaction to local anesthesia in pregnancy (O29.3-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abuse and dependence of psychoactive substances (F10-F19)
    • abuse of non-dependence-producing substances (F55.-)
    • drug reaction and poisoning affecting newborn (P00-P96)
    • pathological drug intoxication (inebriation) (F10-F19)
    Use Additional
    • code(s) to specify:
    • manifestations of poisoning
    • underdosing or failure in dosage during medical and surgical care (Y63.6, Y63.8-Y63.9)
    • underdosing of medication regimen (Z91.12-, Z91.13-)
    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T38
T37.94XD …… subsequent encounter
T37.94XS …… sequela
T37.95 Adverse effect of unspecified systemic anti-infective and antiparasitic
T37.95XA …… initial encounter
T37.95XD …… subsequent encounter
T37.95XS …… sequela
T37.96 Underdosing of unspecified systemic anti-infectives and antiparasitics
T37.96XA …… initial encounter
T37.96XD …… subsequent encounter
T37.96XS …… sequela
T38 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of hormones and their synthetic substitutes and antagonists, not elsewhere classified
T38.0 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues
T38.0X Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues
T38.0X1 Poisoning by glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues, accidental (unintentional)
T38.0X1A …… initial encounter
T38.0X1D …… subsequent encounter
T38.0X1S …… sequela
T38.0X2 Poisoning by glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues, intentional self-harm
T38.0X2A …… initial encounter
T38.0X2D …… subsequent encounter
T38.0X2S …… sequela

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