ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Disorders of diaphragm J98.6

J98.6 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J98.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J96-J99 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J96-J99)
Category J98 Other respiratory disorders

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Diaphragmatitis
  • Paralysis of diaphragm
  • Relaxation of diaphragm
Excludes1
  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia (Q79.0)
  • congenital malformation of diaphragm NEC (Q79.1)
Excludes2
  • diaphragmatic hernia (K44.-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Disorders of diaphragm”

  • Deformity - Q89.9
  • Diaphragmatitis, diaphragmitis - J98.6
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • diaphragm - J98.6
  • Disorder(of)See also Disease
    • diaphragm - J98.6
  • Ossification
    • diaphragm - J98.6
  • Paralysis, paralytic(complete) (incomplete) - G83.9
    • diaphragm(flaccid) - J98.6
  • Relaxation
    • diaphragm - J98.6
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

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.