1. R06 Abnormalities of breathing


    • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
    • respiratory arrest (R09.2)
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory distress syndrome of newborn (P22.-)
    • respiratory failure (J96.-)
    • respiratory failure of newborn (P28.5)
    1. R06.0 Dyspnea

      1. R06.00 Dyspnea, unspecified

      2. R06.01 Orthopnea

      3. R06.02 Shortness of breath

      4. R06.03 Acute respiratory distress

      5. R06.09 Other forms of dyspnea

    2. R06.1 Stridor

    3. R06.2 Wheezing

    4. R06.3 Periodic breathing

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Cheyne-Stokes breathing
    5. R06.4 Hyperventilation

    6. R06.5 Mouth breathing

    7. R06.6 Hiccough

    8. R06.7 Sneezing

    9. R06.8 Other abnormalities of breathing

      1. R06.81 Apnea, not elsewhere classified

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Apnea NOS
      2. R06.82 Tachypnea, not elsewhere classified

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Tachypnea NOS
      3. R06.83 Snoring

      4. R06.89 Other abnormalities of breathing

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Breath-holding (spells)
        • Sighing
    10. R06.9 Unspecified abnormalities of breathing

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.