ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017

See: Bronchiectasis

J47 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Bronchiectasis

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Use Additional Code
  • code to identify:
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
  • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)
Includes
  • bronchiolectasis
Excludes1
  • congenital bronchiectasis (Q33.4)
  • tuberculous bronchiectasis (current disease) (A15.0)

More specific codes for Bronchiectasis

  • J47.0 - Bronchiectasis with acute lower respiratory infection
  • J47.1 - Bronchiectasis with (acute) exacerbation
  • J47.9 - Bronchiectasis, uncomplicated
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Back to J47
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J47 Bronchiectasis

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