ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 16, 2017

See: Acute bronchiolitis

  ICD-10 Code for Acute bronchiolitis due to other specified organisms J21.8

J21.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J21.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J20-J22 Other acute lower respiratory infections (J20-J22)
Category J21 Acute bronchiolitis

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Related Terms to “Acute bronchiolitis due to other specified organisms”

  • Bronchiolitis(acute) (infective) (subacute) - J21.9
    • due to
      • specified organism NEC - J21.8
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J21.8 Acute bronchiolitis due to other specified organisms

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