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ICD-10 Code for Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, uncomplicated

F17.210

ICD-10 code F17.210 for Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, uncomplicated is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders .

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Official Long Descriptor
Nicotine dependence, cigarettes, uncomplicated

F17

Excludes1: history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
tobacco use NOS (Z72.0)

Excludes2: tobacco use (smoking) during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O99.33-)
toxic effect of nicotine (T65.2-)

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