Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified J90- >

Applicable To
  • Encysted pleurisy
  • Pleural effusion NOS
  • Pleurisy with effusion (exudative) (serous)
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 J90. 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.
  • chylous (pleural) effusion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J94.0

    Chylous effusion

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chyliform effusion
    J94.0
    )
  • malignant pleural effusion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J91.0

    Malignant pleural effusion

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying neoplasm
    J91.0
    ))
  • pleurisy NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.1

    Pleurisy

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • pleurisy with effusion (J90)
    R09.1
    )
  • tuberculous pleural effusion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.6

    Tuberculous pleurisy

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
    Type 1 Excludes
    • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)
    A15.6
    )
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