Index Terms Starting With 'E' (Empyema)

  • Empyema (acute) (chest) (double) (pleura) (supradiaphragmatic) (thorax) J86.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

    Pyothorax without fistula

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    Applicable To
    • Abscess of pleura
    • Abscess of thorax
    • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
    • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
    • Purulent pleurisy
    • Pyopneumothorax
    • Septic pleurisy
    • Seropurulent pleurisy
    • Suppurative pleurisy

    • accessory sinus (chronic) - see Sinusitis
    • antrum (chronic) - see Sinusitis, maxillary
    • brain (any part) - see Abscess, brain
    • ethmoidal (chronic) (sinus) - see Sinusitis, ethmoidal
    • extradural - see Abscess, extradural
    • frontal (chronic) (sinus) - see Sinusitis, frontal
    • gallbladder K81.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K81.0

      Acute cholecystitis

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      Applicable To
      • Abscess of gallbladder
      • Angiocholecystitis
      • Emphysematous (acute) cholecystitis
      • Empyema of gallbladder
      • Gangrene of gallbladder
      • Gangrenous cholecystitis
      • Suppurative cholecystitis
    • mastoid (process) (acute) - see Mastoiditis, acute
    • maxilla, maxillary M27.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.2

      Inflammatory conditions of jaws

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      Applicable To
      • Osteitis of jaw(s)
      • Osteomyelitis (neonatal) jaw(s)
      • Osteoradionecrosis jaw(s)
      • Periostitis jaw(s)
      • Sequestrum of jaw bone
      Type 2 Excludes
      • osteonecrosis of jaw due to drug (M87.180)
      Use Additional
      • code (W88-W90, X39.0) to identify radiation, if radiation-induced
    • nasal sinus (chronic) - see Sinusitis
    • sinus (accessory) (chronic) (nasal) - see Sinusitis
    • sphenoidal (sinus) (chronic) - see Sinusitis, sphenoidal
    • subarachnoid - see Abscess, extradural
    • subdural - see Abscess, subdural
    • tuberculous A15.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.6

      Tuberculous pleurisy

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      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
      Type 1 Excludes
      • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)
    • ureter - see Ureteritis
    • ventricular - see Abscess, brain
    • with fistula J86.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.0

      Pyothorax with fistula

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      Applicable To
      • Bronchocutaneous fistula
      • Bronchopleural fistula
      • Hepatopleural fistula
      • Mediastinal fistula
      • Pleural fistula
      • Thoracic fistula
      • Any condition classifiable to J86.9 with fistula