2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.6

Disorders of diaphragm

Applicable To
  • Diaphragmatitis
  • Paralysis of diaphragm
  • Relaxation of diaphragm
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 J98.6. 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 malformation of diaphragm NEC (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.1

    Other congenital malformations of diaphragm

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Absence of diaphragm
    • Congenital malformation of diaphragm NOS
    • Eventration of diaphragm
    Q79.1
    )
  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.0

    Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital hiatus hernia (Q40.1)
    Q79.0
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
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 (J98.6) and the excluded code together.
  • diaphragmatic hernia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K44
    • K44 Diaphragmatic hernia
      • K44.0 Diaphragmatic hernia with obstruction, withou...
      • K44.1 Diaphragmatic hernia with gangrene
      • K44.9 Diaphragmatic hernia without obstruction or g...
    K44.-
    )
The following code(s) above J98.6 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 J98.6:
  • 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
  • J98
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98

    Other respiratory disorders

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code 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)
    Other respiratory disorders
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM J98.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert J98.6 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J98.6:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J98.6
J98.09 Other diseases of bronchus, not elsewhere classified
J98.1 Pulmonary collapse
J98.11 Atelectasis
J98.19 Other pulmonary collapse
J98.2 Interstitial emphysema
J98.3 Compensatory emphysema
J98.4 Other disorders of lung
J98.5 Diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
J98.51 Mediastinitis
J98.59 Other diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
J98.6 Disorders of diaphragm
J98.8 Other specified respiratory disorders
J98.9 Respiratory disorder, unspecified
J99 Respiratory disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
K00 Disorders of tooth development and eruption
K00.0 Anodontia
K00.1 Supernumerary teeth
K00.2 Abnormalities of size and form of teeth
K00.3 Mottled teeth
K00.4 Disturbances in tooth formation
K00.5 Hereditary disturbances in tooth structure, not elsewhere classified

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