ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 17, 2017

See: Pneumoconiosis due to asbestos and other mineral fibers

  ICD-10 Code for Pneumoconiosis due to asbestos & other mineral fibers J61

J61 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J61 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J60-J70 Lung diseases due to external agents (J60-J70)
Category J61 Pneumoconiosis due to asbestos and other mineral fibers

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Inclusion Term
  • Asbestosis
Excludes1
  • pleural plaque with asbestosis (J92.0)
  • pneumoconiosis with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)
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Related Terms to “Pneumoconiosis due to asbestos and other mineral fibers”

  • Amianthosis - J61
  • Asbestosis(occupational) - J61
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • lung(atrophic) (chronic) (confluent) (massive) (perialveolar) (peribronchial) - J84.10
      • with
        • asbestosis - J61
  • Pneumoconiosis(due to) (inhalation of) - J64
    • asbestos - J61
    • mineral fibers NEC - J61
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