ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017

See: Abscess of lung and mediastinum

  ICD-10 Code for Gangrene & necrosis of lung J85.0

J85.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J85.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J85-J86 Suppurative and necrotic conditions of the lower respiratory tract (J85-J86)
Category J85 Abscess of lung and mediastinum

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Related Terms to “Gangrene and necrosis of lung”

  • Gangrene, gangrenous(connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) - I96See also Necrosis
    • lung - J85.0
    • pulmonary - J85.0
  • Necrosis, necrotic(ischemic)See also Gangrene
    • lung - J85.0
    • pulmonary - J85.0
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • gangrenous - J85.0
    • necrotic - J85.0
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When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.