1. J85 Abscess of lung and mediastinum

    Use Additional code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.

    1. J85.0 Gangrene and necrosis of lung

    2. J85.1 Abscess of lung with pneumonia

    3. J85.2 Abscess of lung without pneumonia

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Abscess of lung NOS
    4. J85.3 Abscess of mediastinum

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.