Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 983.9
Toxic effect of caustic unspecified
  • Short description: TOXIC EFFECT CAUSTIC NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 983.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 983.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 983.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 983.9: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 983.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.1X1A Toxic effect of other corrosive organic compounds, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.1X2A Toxic effect of other corrosive organic compounds, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.1X3A Toxic effect of other corrosive organic compounds, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.1X4A Toxic effect of other corrosive organic compounds, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.91XA Toxic effect of unspecified corrosive substance, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.92XA Toxic effect of unspecified corrosive substance, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.93XA Toxic effect of unspecified corrosive substance, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T54.94XA Toxic effect of unspecified corrosive substance, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T57.1X1A Toxic effect of phosphorus and its compounds, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T57.1X2A Toxic effect of phosphorus and its compounds, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T57.1X3A Toxic effect of phosphorus and its compounds, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T57.1X4A Toxic effect of phosphorus and its compounds, undetermined, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 983.9:
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • phosphorus 983.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 983.9 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2009 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.