Excludes1

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

Excludes2

  • cystic fibrosis (E84.-)
  1. J43 Emphysema

    Use Additional code to identify:
    exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    tobacco use (Z72.0)

    Excludes1

    • compensatory emphysema (J98.3)
    • emphysema due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors (J68.4)
    • emphysema with chronic (obstructive) bronchitis (J44.-)
    • emphysematous (obstructive) bronchitis (J44.-)
    • interstitial emphysema (J98.2)
    • mediastinal emphysema (J98.2)
    • neonatal interstitial emphysema (P25.0)
    • surgical (subcutaneous) emphysema (T81.82)

    Excludes2

    • traumatic subcutaneous emphysema (T79.7)
    1. J43.0 Unilateral pulmonary emphysema [MacLeod's syndrome]

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Swyer-James syndrome
      • Unilateral emphysema
      • Unilateral hyperlucent lung
      • Unilateral pulmonary artery functional hypoplasia
      • Unilateral transparency of lung
    2. J43.1 Panlobular emphysema

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Panacinar emphysema
    3. J43.2 Centrilobular emphysema

    4. J43.8 Other emphysema

    5. J43.9 Emphysema, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Bullous emphysema (lung)(pulmonary)
      • Emphysema (lung)(pulmonary) NOS
      • Emphysematous bleb
      • Vesicular emphysema (lung)(pulmonary)
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.