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

See: Pulmonary edema

  ICD-10 Code for Acute pulmonary edema J81.0

J81.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J81.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J80-J84 Other respiratory diseases principally affecting the interstitium (J80-J84)
Category J81 Pulmonary edema

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute edema of lung

Related Terms to “Acute pulmonary edema”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J81.0 Acute pulmonary edema

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