ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

  ICD-10 Code for Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food & vomit J69.0

J69.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J69.0 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 J69 Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

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Inclusion Term
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) food (regurgitated)
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) gastric secretions
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) milk
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to) vomit
  • Aspiration pneumonia NOS
Code Also
  • any associated foreign body in respiratory tract (T17.-)
  • chemical pneumonitis due to anesthesia (J95.4)
  • obstetric aspiration pneumonitis (O74.0)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit”

  • Aspiration
    • bronchitis - J69.0
    • pneumonia - J69.0
    • pneumonitis - J69.0
  • Deglutition
    • pneumonia - J69.0
  • Injury - T14.90See also specified injury type
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • aspiration - J69.0
      • due to
        • food(regurgitated) - J69.0
        • gastric secretions - J69.0
        • milk(regurgitated) - J69.0
        • vomitus - J69.0
  • Pneumonitis(acute) (primary)See also Pneumonia
    • aspiration - J69.0
    • due to
      • food, vomit(aspiration) - J69.0
      • inhalation
        • food, milk, vomit(regurgitated) - J69.0
        • saliva - J69.0
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