Excludes1

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

Excludes2

  • cystic fibrosis (E84.-)
  1. J44 Other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    1. J44.0 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) lower respiratory infection

    2. J44.1 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Decompensated COPD
      • Decompensated COPD with (acute) exacerbation
    3. J44.9 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Chronic obstructive airway disease NOS
      • Chronic obstructive lung disease NOS
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.