Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 988.2
Toxic effect of berries and other plants eaten as food
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Tox eff berry/plant NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 988.2 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 988.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Accidental poisoning from berries
  • Accidental poisoning from berries and seeds
  • Accidental poisoning from foodstuffs and poisonous plants
  • Accidental poisoning from seeds
  • Berries - toxic effect
  • Castor bean poisoning
  • Ergotism
  • Greasewood poisoning
  • Jamaican vomiting sickness
  • Plants - toxic effect
  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus poisoning
  • Self poisoning by plants or parts of plants
  • Toxic effect from eating berries AND/OR other plants
  • Toxic effect of ingested berry
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 988.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.1X1A Toxic effect of ingested berries, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.1X2A Toxic effect of ingested berries, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.1X3A Toxic effect of ingested berries, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.1X4A Toxic effect of ingested berries, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.2X1A Toxic effect of other ingested (parts of) plant(s), accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.2X2A Toxic effect of other ingested (parts of) plant(s), intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.2X3A Toxic effect of other ingested (parts of) plant(s), assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T62.2X4A Toxic effect of other ingested (parts of) plant(s), undetermined, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 988.2:
  • Ergotism (ergotized grain) 988.2
    • from ergot used as drug (migraine therapy)
      • correct substance properly administered 349.82
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 975.0
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • epidemic (ergotized grain) 988.2
  • Lathyrism 988.2
  • Neurolathyrism 988.2
  • Noxious
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • berries, noxious 988.2
    • food (acute) (bacterial) (diseased) (infected) NEC 005.9
      • due to
        • bacillus
          • aertrycke (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • botulinus 005.1
          • cereus 005.89
          • choleraesuis (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • paratyphosus (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • suipestifer (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
        • Clostridium 005.3
        • Salmonella (aertrycke) (callinarum) (choleraesuis) (enteritidis) (paratyphi) (suipestifer) 003.9
          • with
            • gastroenteritis 003.0
            • localized infection(s) (see also Infection, Salmonella) 003.20
            • septicemia 003.1
            • specified manifestation NEC 003.8
        • specified bacterium NEC 005.89
        • Staphylococcus 005.0
        • Streptococcus 005.89
        • Vibrio parahaemolyticus 005.4
        • Vibrio vulnificus 005.81
      • noxious or naturally toxic 988.0
        • berries 988.2
        • fish 988.0
        • mushroom 988.1
        • plants NEC 988.2
    • plants, noxious 988.2
  • Ricinism 988.2
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