T57.0: Toxic effect: Arsenic and its compounds

You have poisoned yourself with arsenic.

When arsenic combines with oxygen, for example, toxic substances can be formed. You have poisoned yourself with such a substance. You may have severe diarrhea and vomiting. If you are in contact with arsenic compounds over a long period of time, your skin and mucous membranes may change.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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