2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T38.0X5A

Adverse effect of glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • T38.0X5A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Adverse effect of glucocort/synth analog, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T38.0X5A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T38.0X5A - other international versions of ICD-10 T38.0X5A may differ.
The following code(s) above T38.0X5A 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 T38.0X5A:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
    2020 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
  • T38
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T38

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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mineralocorticoids and their antagonists (T50.0-)
    • oxytocic hormones (T48.0-)
    • parathyroid hormones and derivatives (T50.9-)
    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of hormones and their synthetic substitutes and antagonists, not elsewhere classified
  • T38.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T38.0

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • glucocorticoids, topically used (T49.-)
    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adverse effect of corticosteroids
  • Adverse effect of glucocorticoid
  • Adverse reaction to glucocorticoid
  • Corticosteroids adverse reaction
  • Diabetes, steroid induced
  • Glucocorticoid high dose induced myopathy
  • Hyperglycemia due to steroid
  • Hyperglycemia due to steroid induced diabetes mellitus
  • Hyperlipidemia due to steroid
  • Hyperlipidemia, long term steroid use
  • Left corticosteroid induced cataract
  • Left residual stage steroid induced glaucoma
  • Left steroid induced cataract
  • Left steroid induced glaucoma, glaucomatous stage
  • Left steroid-induced glaucoma glaucomatous stage
  • Left steroid-induced glaucoma residual stage
  • Right corticosteroid induced cataract
  • Right residual stage steroid induced glaucoma
  • Right steroid induced cataract
  • Right steroid induced glaucoma, glaucomatous stage
  • Right steroid-induced glaucoma glaucomatous stage
  • Right steroid-induced glaucoma residual stage
  • Steroid induced cushing syndrome
  • Steroid induced diabetes with hyperglycemia
  • Steroid induced hyperglycemia
  • Steroid induced osteopenia
  • Steroid-induced diabetes
  • Steroid-induced myopathy
ICD-10-CM T38.0X5A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 917 Poisoning and toxic effects of drugs with mcc
  • 918 Poisoning and toxic effects of drugs without mcc

Convert T38.0X5A to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T38.0X5A
T38.0X2S …… sequela
T38.0X3 Poisoning by glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues, assault
T38.0X3A …… initial encounter
T38.0X3D …… subsequent encounter
T38.0X3S …… sequela
T38.0X4 Poisoning by glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues, undetermined
T38.0X4A …… initial encounter
T38.0X4D …… subsequent encounter
T38.0X4S …… sequela
T38.0X5 Adverse effect of glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues
T38.0X5A …… initial encounter
T38.0X5D …… subsequent encounter
T38.0X5S …… sequela
T38.0X6 Underdosing of glucocorticoids and synthetic analogues
T38.0X6A …… initial encounter
T38.0X6D …… subsequent encounter
T38.0X6S …… sequela
T38.1 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of thyroid hormones and substitutes
T38.1X Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of thyroid hormones and substitutes
T38.1X1 Poisoning by thyroid hormones and substitutes, accidental (unintentional)
T38.1X1A …… initial encounter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.