Diseases of the respiratory system
Lung diseases due to external agents
Coalworker's pneumoconiosis J60
Coalworker's pneumoconiosis J60-
- Black lung disease
- Coalworker's lung
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 J60. 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.
- A chronic lung disorder characterized by deposition of coal dust in the lung parenchyma leading to the formation of black nodules and emphysema. It occurs in coal miners.
- A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by accumulation of inhaled carbon or coal dust. The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. This lung lesion usually occurs in coal miners, but can be seen in urban dwellers and tobacco smokers.
- A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of dust that contains both carbon and crystalline silicon dioxide. These foreign matters induce fibrous nodule formation in the lung.
- J60 Coalworker's pneumoconiosis