Excludes2

  • asthma (J45.-)
  • malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung (C34.-)
  1. J68 Respiratory conditions due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

    Use Additional code to identify associated respiratory conditions, such as:
    acute respiratory failure (J96.0-)

    1. J68.0 Bronchitis and pneumonitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Chemical bronchitis (acute)
    2. J68.1 Pulmonary edema due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Chemical pulmonary edema (acute) (chronic)
    3. J68.2 Upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors, not elsewhere classified

    4. J68.3 Other acute and subacute respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome
    5. J68.4 Chronic respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Emphysema (diffuse) (chronic) due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
      • Obliterative bronchiolitis (chronic) (subacute) due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
      • Pulmonary fibrosis (chronic) due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
    6. J68.8 Other respiratory conditions due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

    7. J68.9 Unspecified respiratory condition due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors

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.