Medical Terminology





Definition: Heat stroke caused by exposure to the sun. It is characterized by dangerously high body temperature, red skin, delusions, convulsions or coma. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.

Body System: General

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: sunstroke

T67.0XXA Heatstroke and sunstroke, initial encounter
T67.0XXD Heatstroke and sunstroke, subsequent encounter
T67.0XXS Heatstroke and sunstroke, sequela

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