2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I26

Pulmonary embolism

Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (I26) and the excluded code together.
  • chronic pulmonary embolism (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I27.82

    Chronic pulmonary embolism

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • personal history of pulmonary embolism (Z86.711)
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, for associated long-term (current) use of anticoagulants (Z79.01)
    I27.82
    )
  • personal history of pulmonary embolism (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z86.711

    Personal history of pulmonary embolism

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Z86.711
    )
  • pulmonary embolism complicating abortion, ectopic or molar pregnancy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O00

    Ectopic pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • ruptured ectopic pregnancy
    Use Additional
    • code from category O08 to identify any associated complication
    O00
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O07

    Failed attempted termination of pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • failure of attempted induction of termination of pregnancy
    • incomplete elective abortion
    Type 1 Excludes
    • incomplete spontaneous abortion (O03.0-)
    O07
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O08.2

    Embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Blood-clot embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Embolism NOS following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Fat embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Pulmonary embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Pyemic embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Soap embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    O08.2
    )
  • pulmonary embolism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O88
    • O88 Obstetric embolism
      • O88.0 Obstetric air embolism
        • O88.01 Obstetric air embolism in pregnancy
          • O88.011 Air embolism in pregnancy, first trimester
          • O88.012 Air embolism in pregnancy, second trimester
          • O88.013 Air embolism in pregnancy, third trimester
          • O88.019 Air embolism in pregnancy, unspecified trimes...
        • O88.02 Air embolism in childbirth
        • O88.03 Air embolism in the puerperium
      • O88.1 Amniotic fluid embolism
        • O88.11 Amniotic fluid embolism in pregnancy
          • O88.111 Amniotic fluid embolism in pregnancy, first t...
          • O88.112 Amniotic fluid embolism in pregnancy, second ...
          • O88.113 Amniotic fluid embolism in pregnancy, third t...
          • O88.119 Amniotic fluid embolism in pregnancy, unspeci...
        • O88.12 …… in childbirth
        • O88.13 …… in the puerperium
      • O88.2 Obstetric thromboembolism
        • O88.21 Thromboembolism in pregnancy
          • O88.211 Thromboembolism in pregnancy, first trimester...
          • O88.212 Thromboembolism in pregnancy, second trimeste...
          • O88.213 Thromboembolism in pregnancy, third trimester...
          • O88.219 Thromboembolism in pregnancy, unspecified tri...
        • O88.22 Thromboembolism in childbirth
        • O88.23 Thromboembolism in the puerperium
      • O88.3 Obstetric pyemic and septic embolism
        • O88.31 Pyemic and septic embolism in pregnancy
          • O88.311 Pyemic and septic embolism in pregnancy, firs...
          • O88.312 Pyemic and septic embolism in pregnancy, seco...
          • O88.313 Pyemic and septic embolism in pregnancy, thir...
          • O88.319 Pyemic and septic embolism in pregnancy, unsp...
        • O88.32 Pyemic and septic embolism in childbirth
        • O88.33 Pyemic and septic embolism in the puerperium
      • O88.8 Other obstetric embolism
        • O88.81 Other embolism in pregnancy
          • O88.811 …… first trimester
          • O88.812 Other embolism in pregnancy, second trimester...
          • O88.813 …… third trimester
          • O88.819 Other embolism in pregnancy, unspecified trim...
        • O88.82 Other embolism in childbirth
        • O88.83 Other embolism in the puerperium
    O88.-
    )
  • pulmonary embolism due to trauma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.0

    Air embolism (traumatic)

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • air embolism complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.2)
    • air embolism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O88.0)
    • air embolism following infusion, transfusion, and therapeutic injection (T80.0)
    • air embolism following procedure NEC (T81.7-)
    T79.0
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.1

    Fat embolism (traumatic)

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • fat embolism complicating:
    • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.2)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O88.8)
    T79.1
    )
  • pulmonary embolism due to complications of surgical and medical care (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T80.0

    Air embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T80.0
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.7

    Vascular complications following a procedure, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following procedure NEC
    • Phlebitis or thrombophlebitis resulting from a procedure
    Type 1 Excludes
    • embolism complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.2)
    • embolism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O88.-)
    • traumatic embolism (T79.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • embolism due to prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (T82.8-, T83.81, T84.8-, T85.81-)
    • embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.0)
    T81.7-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T82.8

    Other specified complications of cardiac and vascular prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T82.8-
    )
  • septic (non-pulmonary) arterial embolism (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I76

    Septic arterial embolism

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Code First
    • underlying infection, such as:
    • infective endocarditis (I33.0)
    • lung abscess (J85.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify the site of the embolism (I74.-)
    I76
    )
Includes
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  • pulmonary (acute) (artery)(vein) infarction
  • pulmonary (acute) (artery)(vein) thromboembolism
  • pulmonary (acute) (artery)(vein) thrombosis
The following code(s) above I26 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to I26:
  • I00-I99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to I26:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I26
I25.8 Other forms of chronic ischemic heart disease
I25.81 Atherosclerosis of other coronary vessels without angina pectoris
I25.810 Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s) without angina pectoris
I25.811 Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart without angina pectoris
I25.812 Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart without angina pectoris
I25.82 Chronic total occlusion of coronary artery
I25.83 Coronary atherosclerosis due to lipid rich plaque
I25.84 Coronary atherosclerosis due to calcified coronary lesion
I25.89 Other forms of chronic ischemic heart disease
I25.9 Chronic ischemic heart disease, unspecified
I26 Pulmonary embolism
I26.0 Pulmonary embolism with acute cor pulmonale
I26.01 Septic pulmonary embolism with acute cor pulmonale
I26.02 Saddle embolus of pulmonary artery with acute cor pulmonale
I26.09 Other pulmonary embolism with acute cor pulmonale
I26.9 Pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale
I26.90 Septic pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale
I26.92 Saddle embolus of pulmonary artery without acute cor pulmonale
I26.99 Other pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale
I27 Other pulmonary heart diseases
I27.0 Primary pulmonary hypertension

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