Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 987.8
Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes, or vapors
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Toxic eff gas/vapor NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 987.8 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 987.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Accidental ether overdose
  • Accidental poisoning by ether
  • Accidental poisoning by methyl bromide
  • Accidental poisoning by phosphine
  • Brake fluid causing toxic effect
  • Chloroform poisoning
  • Chronic fluorine poisoning
  • Ether overdose
  • Hydrogen sulfide poisoning
  • Hyperoxia
  • Inhalation of formalin fumes
  • Intentional ether overdose
  • Mustard gas poisoning
  • Oxygen toxicity
  • Poisoning by exhaust gas in aircraft
  • Poisoning by exhaust gases on board watercraft
  • Poisoning due to crowd control gas
  • Poisoning due to irritant gas
  • Poisoning due to mustard gas
  • Poisoning due to nerve gas
  • Poisoning due to vesicant gas
  • Polymer fume fever
  • Toxic effect of carbon dioxide
  • Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen fluoride
  • Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide
  • Toxic effect of phosgene
  • Toxic effect of polyester fumes
  • Toxic effect of secondary tobacco exposure
Applies To
  • Phosgene
  • Polyester fumes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 987.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.5X1A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen fluoride, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.5X2A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen fluoride, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.5X3A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen fluoride, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.5X4A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen fluoride, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.6X1A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.6X2A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.6X3A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.6X4A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.7X1A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.7X2A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.7X3A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.7X4A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.811A Toxic effect of smoke, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.812A Toxic effect of smoke, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.813A Toxic effect of smoke, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.814A Toxic effect of smoke, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.891A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes and vapors, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.892A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes and vapors, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.893A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes and vapors, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.894A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes and vapors, undetermined, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 987.8:
  • Fever 780.60
    • polymer fume 987.8
  • Hyperoxia 987.8
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