Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E946.2
Local astringents and local detergents causing adverse effects in therapeutic use
  • Short description: Adv eff local astringent.
  • ICD-9-CM E946.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, E946.2 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • However, E946.2 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Adverse effect of detergent
  • Adverse effect of soap
  • Adverse reaction to detergent
  • Adverse reaction to soap
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