2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J69.0

Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit

Applicable To
  • Aspiration pneumonia NOS
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) food (regurgitated)
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) gastric secretions
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) milk
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) vomit
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  • any associated foreign body in respiratory tract (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17
    • T17 Foreign body in respiratory tract
      • T17.0 Foreign body in nasal sinus
        • T17.0XXA Foreign body in nasal sinus, initial encounte...
        • T17.0XXD Foreign body in nasal sinus, subsequent encou...
        • T17.0XXS …… sequela
      • T17.1 Foreign body in nostril
      • T17.2 Foreign body in pharynx
        • T17.20 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx
          • T17.200 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
            • T17.200A Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
            • T17.200D Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
            • T17.200S Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
          • T17.208 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
            • T17.208A Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
            • T17.208D Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
            • T17.208S Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
        • T17.21 Gastric contents in pharynx
          • T17.210 Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.210A Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.210D Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.210S Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
          • T17.218 Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
            • T17.218A Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
            • T17.218D Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
            • T17.218S Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
        • T17.22 Food in pharynx
          • T17.220 Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation
            • T17.220A Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation, initial...
            • T17.220D Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation, subsequ...
            • T17.220S Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation, sequela...
          • T17.228 Food in pharynx causing other injury
            • T17.228A Food in pharynx causing other injury, initial...
            • T17.228D Food in pharynx causing other injury, subsequ...
            • T17.228S Food in pharynx causing other injury, sequela...
        • T17.29 Other foreign object in pharynx
          • T17.290 Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
            • T17.290A Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
            • T17.290D Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
            • T17.290S Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
          • T17.298 Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
            • T17.298A Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
            • T17.298D Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
            • T17.298S Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
      • T17.3 Foreign body in larynx
        • T17.30 Unspecified foreign body in larynx
          • T17.300 Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
            • T17.300A Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
            • T17.300D Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
            • T17.300S Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
          • T17.308 Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
            • T17.308A Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
            • T17.308D Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
            • T17.308S Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
        • T17.31 Gastric contents in larynx
          • T17.310 Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
            • T17.310A Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
            • T17.310D Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
            • T17.310S Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
          • T17.318 Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
            • T17.318A Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
            • T17.318D Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
            • T17.318S Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
        • T17.32 Food in larynx
          • T17.320 Food in larynx causing asphyxiation
            • T17.320A Food in larynx causing asphyxiation, initial ...
            • T17.320D Food in larynx causing asphyxiation, subseque...
            • T17.320S …… sequela
          • T17.328 Food in larynx causing other injury
            • T17.328A Food in larynx causing other injury, initial ...
            • T17.328D Food in larynx causing other injury, subseque...
            • T17.328S …… sequela
        • T17.39 Other foreign object in larynx
          • T17.390 Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
            • T17.390A Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
            • T17.390D Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
            • T17.390S Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
          • T17.398 Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
            • T17.398A Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
            • T17.398D Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
            • T17.398S Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
      • T17.4 Foreign body in trachea
        • T17.40 Unspecified foreign body in trachea
          • T17.400 Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
            • T17.400A Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
            • T17.400D Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
            • T17.400S Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
          • T17.408 Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
            • T17.408A Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
            • T17.408D Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
            • T17.408S Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
        • T17.41 Gastric contents in trachea
          • T17.410 Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.410A Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.410D Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.410S Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
          • T17.418 Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
            • T17.418A Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
            • T17.418D Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
            • T17.418S Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
        • T17.42 Food in trachea
          • T17.420 Food in trachea causing asphyxiation
            • T17.420A Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial...
            • T17.420D Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, subsequ...
            • T17.420S Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, sequela...
          • T17.428 Food in trachea causing other injury
            • T17.428A Food in trachea causing other injury, initial...
            • T17.428D Food in trachea causing other injury, subsequ...
            • T17.428S Food in trachea causing other injury, sequela...
        • T17.49 Other foreign object in trachea
          • T17.490 Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
            • T17.490A Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
            • T17.490D Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
            • T17.490S Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
          • T17.498 Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
            • T17.498A Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
            • T17.498D Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
            • T17.498S Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
      • T17.5 Foreign body in bronchus
        • T17.50 Unspecified foreign body in bronchus
          • T17.500 Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.500A Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.500D Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.500S Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
          • T17.508 Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.508A Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.508D Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.508S Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
        • T17.51 Gastric contents in bronchus
          • T17.510 Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
            • T17.510A Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
            • T17.510D Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
            • T17.510S Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
          • T17.518 Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
            • T17.518A Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
            • T17.518D Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
            • T17.518S Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
        • T17.52 Food in bronchus
          • T17.520 Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation
            • T17.520A Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation, initia...
            • T17.520D Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation, subseq...
            • T17.520S Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation, sequel...
          • T17.528 Food in bronchus causing other injury
            • T17.528A Food in bronchus causing other injury, initia...
            • T17.528D Food in bronchus causing other injury, subseq...
            • T17.528S Food in bronchus causing other injury, sequel...
        • T17.59 Other foreign object in bronchus
          • T17.590 Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
            • T17.590A Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
            • T17.590D Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
            • T17.590S Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
          • T17.598 Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
            • T17.598A Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
            • T17.598D Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
            • T17.598S Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
      • T17.8 Foreign body in other parts of respiratory tr...
        • T17.80 Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
          • T17.800 Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.800A Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.800D Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.800S Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
          • T17.808 Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.808A Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.808D Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.808S Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
        • T17.81 Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
          • T17.810 Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.810A Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.810D Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.810S Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
          • T17.818 Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.818A Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.818D Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.818S Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
        • T17.82 Food in other parts of respiratory tract
          • T17.820 Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.820A Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.820D Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.820S Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
          • T17.828 Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.828A Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.828D Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.828S Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
        • T17.89 Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
          • T17.890 Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.890A Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.890D Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.890S Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
          • T17.898 Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.898A Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.898D Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.898S Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
      • T17.9 Foreign body in respiratory tract, part unspe...
        • T17.90 Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
          • T17.900 Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.900A Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.900D Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.900S Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
          • T17.908 Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.908A Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.908D Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.908S Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
        • T17.91 Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
          • T17.910 Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.910A Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.910D Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.910S Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
          • T17.918 Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.918A Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.918D Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.918S Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
        • T17.92 Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified
          • T17.920 Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.920A Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.920D Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.920S Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
          • T17.928 Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.928A Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.928D Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.928S Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
        • T17.99 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
          • T17.990 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.990A Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.990D Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.990S Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
          • T17.998 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.998A Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.998D Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.998S Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
    T17.-
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Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as J69.0. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95.4

    Chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Mendelson's syndrome
    • Postprocedural aspiration pneumonia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating labor and delivery (O74.0)
    • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating pregnancy (O29)
    • aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia complicating the puerperium (O89.01)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T41.- with fifth or sixth character 5)
    J95.4
    )
  • obstetric aspiration pneumonitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O74.0

    Aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Inhalation of stomach contents or secretions NOS due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
    • Mendelson's syndrome due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
    O74.0
    )
The following code(s) above J69.0 contain annotation back-references
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  • 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 J69.0:
  • J00-J99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J99

    Diseases of the respiratory system

    Note
    • When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).
    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)
    • smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Use Additional
    • code, where applicable, to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Diseases of the respiratory system
  • J60-J70
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range J60-J70

    Lung diseases due to external agents

    Type 2 Excludes
    • asthma (J45.-)
    • malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung (C34.-)
    Lung diseases due to external agents
  • J69
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J69

    Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal aspiration syndromes (P24.-)
    • postprocedural pneumonitis (J95.4)
    Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM J69.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert J69.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to J69.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J69.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J69.0
J67.9 Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to unspecified organic dust
J68 Respiratory conditions due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.0 Bronchitis and pneumonitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.1 Pulmonary edema due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.2 Upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors, not elsewhere classified
J68.3 Other acute and subacute respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.4 Chronic respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.8 Other respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J68.9 Unspecified respiratory condition due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
J69 Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids
J69.0 Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit
J69.1 Pneumonitis due to inhalation of oils and essences
J69.8 Pneumonitis due to inhalation of other solids and liquids
J70 Respiratory conditions due to other external agents
J70.0 Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation
J70.1 Chronic and other pulmonary manifestations due to radiation
J70.2 Acute drug-induced interstitial lung disorders
J70.3 Chronic drug-induced interstitial lung disorders
J70.4 Drug-induced interstitial lung disorders, unspecified
J70.5 Respiratory conditions due to smoke inhalation
J70.8 Respiratory conditions due to other specified external agents

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