2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T39.0

Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of salicylates

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T39.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Salicylates
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T39.0 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T39.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 T39.0 may differ.
The following code(s) above T39.0 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 T39.0:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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.-)
    • immunodeficiency due to drugs (D84.821)
    • 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
  • 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to T39.0:
  • Code First: G93.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.7

    Reye's syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Pediatric Dx (0-17 years)
    Code First
    • poisoning due to salicylates, if applicable (T39.0-, with sixth character 1-4)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect due to salicylates, if applicable (T39.0-, with sixth character 5)
  • Type 1 Excludes: T39.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T39.4

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antirheumatics, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of glucocorticoids (T38.0-)
    • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of salicylates (T39.0-)
  • Type 2 Excludes: T48.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T48.5

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other anti-common-cold drugs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of decongestants
    Type 2 Excludes
    • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antipyretics, NEC (T39.9-)
    • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (T39.3-)
    • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of salicylates (T39.0-)
  • Use Additional: G93.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.7

    Reye's syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Pediatric Dx (0-17 years)
    Code First
    • poisoning due to salicylates, if applicable (T39.0-, with sixth character 1-4)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect due to salicylates, if applicable (T39.0-, with sixth character 5)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T39.0
T38.994S …… sequela
T38.995 Adverse effect of other hormone antagonists
T38.995A …… initial encounter
T38.995D …… subsequent encounter
T38.995S …… sequela
T38.996 Underdosing of other hormone antagonists
T38.996A …… initial encounter
T38.996D …… subsequent encounter
T38.996S …… sequela
T39 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of nonopioid analgesics, antipyretics and antirheumatics
T39.0 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of salicylates
T39.01 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of aspirin
T39.011 Poisoning by aspirin, accidental (unintentional)
T39.011A …… initial encounter
T39.011D …… subsequent encounter
T39.011S …… sequela
T39.012 Poisoning by aspirin, intentional self-harm
T39.012A …… initial encounter
T39.012D …… subsequent encounter
T39.012S …… sequela
T39.013 Poisoning by aspirin, assault

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