2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.0

Pyothorax with fistula

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • J86.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM J86.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J86.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 J86.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Bronchocutaneous fistula
  • Bronchopleural fistula
  • Hepatopleural fistula
  • Mediastinal fistula
  • Pleural fistula
  • Thoracic fistula
  • Any condition classifiable to
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

    Pyothorax without fistula

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abscess of pleura
    • Abscess of thorax
    • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
    • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
    • Purulent pleurisy
    • Pyopneumothorax
    • Septic pleurisy
    • Seropurulent pleurisy
    • Suppurative pleurisy
    J86.9
    with fistula
The following code(s) above J86.0 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 J86.0:
  • J00-J99
    2020 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
  • J86
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86

    Pyothorax

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abscess of lung (J85.-)
    • pyothorax due to tuberculosis (A15.6)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    Pyothorax
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired bronchopleural fistula
  • Empyema with bronchocutaneous fistula
  • Empyema with bronchopleural fistula
  • Empyema with fistula
  • Empyema with fistula, bronchocutaneous
  • Empyema with fistula, bronchopleural
  • Empyema with fistula, hepatopleural
  • Empyema with fistula, mediastinal
  • Empyema with hepatopleural fistula
  • Empyema with mediastinal fistula
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an abnormal communication between a bronchus and the pleural cavity.
  • An abnormal communication between a bronchus and the pleural cavity.
  • An abnormal communication between the pleural cavity and another anatomic site.
ICD-10-CM J86.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 177 Respiratory infections and inflammations with mcc
  • 178 Respiratory infections and inflammations with cc
  • 179 Respiratory infections and inflammations without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert J86.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J86.0:
  • Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

    Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • chest J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • with fistula J86.0
    • peripleuritic J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • with fistula J86.0
    • pleura J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • with fistula J86.0
    • thorax J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • with fistula J86.0
  • Empyema (acute) (chest) (double) (pleura) (supradiaphragmatic) (thorax) J86.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

    Pyothorax without fistula

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abscess of pleura
    • Abscess of thorax
    • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
    • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
    • Purulent pleurisy
    • Pyopneumothorax
    • Septic pleurisy
    • Seropurulent pleurisy
    • Suppurative pleurisy
    • with fistula J86.0
  • Fistula (cutaneous) L98.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.8

    Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Pleurisy (acute) (adhesive) (chronic) (costal) (diaphragmatic) (double) (dry) (fibrinous) (fibrous) (interlobar) (latent) (plastic) (primary) (residual) (sicca) (sterile) (subacute) (unresolved) R09.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.1

    Pleurisy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • pleurisy with effusion (J90)
    • with
      • adherent pleura J86.0
  • Pneumopyothorax - see Pyopneumothorax
    • with fistula J86.0
  • Pyopneumothorax (infective) J86.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

    Pyothorax without fistula

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abscess of pleura
    • Abscess of thorax
    • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
    • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
    • Purulent pleurisy
    • Pyopneumothorax
    • Septic pleurisy
    • Seropurulent pleurisy
    • Suppurative pleurisy
    • with fistula J86.0
  • Pyothorax J86.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

    Pyothorax without fistula

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abscess of pleura
    • Abscess of thorax
    • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
    • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
    • Purulent pleurisy
    • Pyopneumothorax
    • Septic pleurisy
    • Seropurulent pleurisy
    • Suppurative pleurisy
    • with fistula J86.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J86.0
J84.843 Alveolar capillary dysplasia with vein misalignment
J84.848 Other interstitial lung diseases of childhood
J84.89 Other specified interstitial pulmonary diseases
J84.9 Interstitial pulmonary disease, unspecified
J85 Abscess of lung and mediastinum
J85.0 Gangrene and necrosis of lung
J85.1 Abscess of lung with pneumonia
J85.2 Abscess of lung without pneumonia
J85.3 Abscess of mediastinum
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

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