ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017

See: Abscess of lung and mediastinum

  ICD-10 Code for Abscess of mediastinum J85.3

J85.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J85.3 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J85-J86 Suppurative and necrotic conditions of the lower respiratory tract (J85-J86)
Category J85 Abscess of lung and mediastinum

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Abscess of mediastinum”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • mediastinum - J85.3
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J85.3 Abscess of mediastinum

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