2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J93

Pneumothorax and air leak

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 J93. 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.
  • congenital or perinatal pneumothorax (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P25.1

    Pneumothorax originating in the perinatal period

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    P25.1
    )
  • postprocedural air leak (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95.812

    Postprocedural air leak

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    J95.812
    )
  • postprocedural pneumothorax (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95.811

    Postprocedural pneumothorax

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    J95.811
    )
  • traumatic pneumothorax (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S27.0

    Traumatic pneumothorax

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • spontaneous pneumothorax (J93.-)
    S27.0
    )
  • tuberculous (current disease) pneumothorax (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15
    • A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
      • A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
      • A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
      • A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
      • A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
      • A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
      • A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
      • A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified
    A15.-
    )
  • pyopneumothorax (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86
    • J86 Pyothorax
      • J86.0 Pyothorax with fistula
      • J86.9 Pyothorax without fistula
    J86.-
    )
The following code(s) above J93 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 J93:
  • 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
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to J93:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J93
J86 Pyothorax
J86.0 Pyothorax with fistula
J86.9 Pyothorax without fistula
J90 Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified
J91 Pleural effusion in conditions classified elsewhere
J91.0 Malignant pleural effusion
J91.8 Pleural effusion in other conditions classified elsewhere
J92 Pleural plaque
J92.0 Pleural plaque with presence of asbestos
J92.9 Pleural plaque without asbestos
J93 Pneumothorax and air leak
J93.0 Spontaneous tension pneumothorax
J93.1 Other spontaneous pneumothorax
J93.11 Primary spontaneous pneumothorax
J93.12 Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax
J93.8 Other pneumothorax and air leak
J93.81 Chronic pneumothorax
J93.82 Other air leak
J93.83 Other pneumothorax
J93.9 Pneumothorax, unspecified
J94 Other pleural conditions

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