This code was replaced on September 30, by its ICD equivalent. References found for the code V Latex is a milky fluid that comes from the tropical rubber tree. Hundreds of everyday products contain latex. Repeated exposure to a protein in natural latex can make you more likely to develop a latex allergy. If your immune system detects the protein, a reaction can start in minutes.
The code L The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code L The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD code s.
Allergies can develop over time. People may also be born with certain allergies. One of the most common allergies in the health care industry is to latex. As the latex allergy statistics show, exposure to this substance is definitely part of the problem.