ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Pulmonary edema due to chemicals, gases, fumes & vapors J68.1

J68.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J68.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J60-J70 Lung diseases due to external agents (J60-J70)
Category J68 Respiratory conditions due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Chemical pulmonary edema (acute) (chronic)
  • pulmonary edema (acute) (chronic) NOS (J81.-)
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Related Terms to “Pulmonary edema due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors”

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