ICD-10-CM — Chapter 10

Diseases of the respiratory system - Use for diseases of the lung and respiratory tract, including influenza, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, and other diseases of the respiratory system.

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Diseases of the respiratory system

- Use for diseases of the lung and respiratory tract, including influenza, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, and other diseases of the respiratory system.

Note: When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).

Use additional code, where applicable, to identify:
exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
tobacco dependence (F17.-)
tobacco use (Z72.0)


  • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
  • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
  • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
  • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
  • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
  • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
  • neoplasms (C00-D49)
  • smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
  • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
Expand All Chapter #10 contains the following ICD-10-CM sections:


  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (J44.0)
  • J00 Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Acute rhinitis
    • Coryza (acute)
    • Infective nasopharyngitis NOS
    • Infective rhinitis
    • Nasal catarrh, acute
    • Nasopharyngitis NOS
  • J01 Acute sinusitis

  • J02 Acute pharyngitis

  • J03 Acute tonsillitis

  • J04 Acute laryngitis and tracheitis

  • J05 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] and epiglottitis

  • J06 Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites


  • allergic or eosinophilic pneumonia (J82)
  • aspiration pneumonia NOS (J69.0)
  • meconium pneumonia (P24.01)
  • neonatal aspiration pneumonia (P24.-)
  • pneumonia due to solids and liquids (J69.-)
  • congenital pneumonia (P23.9)
  • lipid pneumonia (J69.1)
  • rheumatic pneumonia (I00)
  • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
  • J09 Influenza due to certain identified influenza viruses

  • J10 Influenza due to other identified influenza virus

  • J11 Influenza due to unidentified influenza virus

  • J12 Viral pneumonia, not elsewhere classified

  • J13 Pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Bronchopneumonia due to S. pneumoniae
  • J14 Pneumonia due to Hemophilus influenzae

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Bronchopneumonia due to H. influenzae
  • J15 Bacterial pneumonia, not elsewhere classified

  • J16 Pneumonia due to other infectious organisms, not elsewhere classified

  • J17 Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere

  • J18 Pneumonia, unspecified organism


  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (J44.0)
  • J20 Acute bronchitis

  • J21 Acute bronchiolitis

  • J22 Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Acute (lower) respiratory (tract) infection NOS
  • J30 Vasomotor and allergic rhinitis

  • J31 Chronic rhinitis, nasopharyngitis and pharyngitis

  • J32 Chronic sinusitis

  • J33 Nasal polyp

  • J34 Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

  • J35 Chronic diseases of tonsils and adenoids

  • J36 Peritonsillar abscess

  • J37 Chronic laryngitis and laryngotracheitis

  • J38 Diseases of vocal cords and larynx, not elsewhere classified

  • J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract


  • bronchitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors (J68.0)


  • cystic fibrosis (E84.-)
  • J40 Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Bronchitis NOS
    • Bronchitis with tracheitis NOS
    • Catarrhal bronchitis
    • Tracheobronchitis NOS
  • J41 Simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis

  • J42 Unspecified chronic bronchitis

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Chronic bronchitis NOS
    • Chronic tracheitis
    • Chronic tracheobronchitis
  • J43 Emphysema

  • J44 Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • J45 Asthma

  • J47 Bronchiectasis

  • J4A Chronic lung allograft dysfunction


  • asthma (J45.-)
  • malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung (C34.-)
  • J60 Coalworker's pneumoconiosis

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Anthracosilicosis
    • Anthracosis
    • Black lung disease
    • Coalworker's lung
  • J61 Pneumoconiosis due to asbestos and other mineral fibers

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Asbestosis
  • J62 Pneumoconiosis due to dust containing silica

  • J63 Pneumoconiosis due to other inorganic dusts

  • J64 Unspecified pneumoconiosis

  • J65 Pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Any condition in J60-J64 with tuberculosis, any type in A15
    • Silicotuberculosis
  • J66 Airway disease due to specific organic dust

  • J67 Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust

  • J68 Respiratory conditions due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

  • J69 Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

  • J70 Respiratory conditions due to other external agents

  • J80 Acute respiratory distress syndrome

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Acute respiratory distress syndrome in adult or child
    • Adult hyaline membrane disease
  • J81 Pulmonary edema

  • J82 Pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified

  • J84 Other interstitial pulmonary diseases

  • J90 Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified

    Inclusion term(s):

    • Encysted pleurisy
    • Pleural effusion NOS
    • Pleurisy with effusion (exudative) (serous)
  • J91 Pleural effusion in conditions classified elsewhere

  • J92 Pleural plaque

  • J93 Pneumothorax and air leak

  • J94 Other pleural conditions

  • J95 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified

  • J96 Respiratory failure, not elsewhere classified

  • J98 Other respiratory disorders

  • J99 Respiratory disorders in diseases classified elsewhere