ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jan 23, 2019
  ICD-10 Code for Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation J70.0

J70.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J70.0 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 J70 Respiratory conditions due to other external agents

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Radiation pneumonitis
Use Additional Code
  • code (W88-W90, X39.0-) to identify the external cause

Related Terms to “Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation”

  • Bronchitis(diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) - J40
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Edema, edematous(infectious) (pitting) (toxic) - R60.9
  • Effect, adverse
    • radiation NOS(diagnostic) (infrared) (natural source) (therapeutic) (ultraviolet) (X-ray) - T66
      • pneumonitis - J70.0
      • pulmonary manifestations
        • acute - J70.0
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory(with exudation)
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • radiation - J70.0
  • Pneumonitis(acute) (primary)See also Pneumonia
    • radiation - J70.0
  • Poisoning(acute)See also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • radiation - J70.0
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J70.0 Acute pulmonary manifestations due to radiation

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