Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 985.8
Toxic effect of other specified metals
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Toxic effect metals NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 985.8 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 985.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Brass fumes
  • Copper salts
  • Iron compounds
  • Nickel compounds
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 985.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.4X1A Toxic effect of copper and its compounds, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.4X2A Toxic effect of copper and its compounds, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.4X3A Toxic effect of copper and its compounds, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.4X4A Toxic effect of copper and its compounds, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.5X1A Toxic effect of zinc and its compounds, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.5X2A Toxic effect of zinc and its compounds, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.5X3A Toxic effect of zinc and its compounds, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.5X4A Toxic effect of zinc and its compounds, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.6X1A Toxic effect of tin and its compounds, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.6X2A Toxic effect of tin and its compounds, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.6X3A Toxic effect of tin and its compounds, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.6X4A Toxic effect of tin and its compounds, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.891A Toxic effect of other metals, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.892A Toxic effect of other metals, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.893A Toxic effect of other metals, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T56.894A Toxic effect of other metals, undetermined, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 985.8:
  • Ague (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • brass-founders' 985.8
  • Argyria, argyriasis NEC 985.8
    • from drug or medicinal agent
      • correct substance properly administered 709.09
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 961.2
  • Brass-founders' ague 985.8
  • Braziers' disease 985.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • braziers' 985.8
  • Fever 780.60
    • metal fumes NEC 985.8
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