ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017

See: Pyothorax

  ICD-10 Code for Pyothorax with fistula J86.0

J86.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J86.0 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 J86 Pyothorax

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Any condition classifiable to J86.9 with fistula
  • Bronchocutaneous fistula
  • Bronchopleural fistula
  • Hepatopleural fistula
  • Mediastinal fistula
  • Pleural fistula
  • Thoracic fistula
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Pyothorax with fistula”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
  • Empyema(acute) (chest) (double) (pleura) (supradiaphragmatic) (thorax) - J86.9
    • with fistula - J86.0
  • Fistula(cutaneous) - L98.8
    • abdominothoracic - J86.0
    • bronchial - J86.0
    • bronchocutaneous, bronchomediastinal, bronchopleural, bronchopleuromediastinal(infective) - J86.0
    • bronchoesophageal - J86.0
    • bronchovisceral - J86.0
    • chest(wall) - J86.0
    • costal region - J86.0
    • diaphragm - J86.0
    • esophagobronchial - J86.0
    • esophagopleural-cutaneous - J86.0
    • esophagotracheal - J86.0
    • hepatopleural - J86.0
    • hepatopulmonary - J86.0
    • lung - J86.0
    • mediastinal - J86.0
    • mediastinobronchial - J86.0
    • mediastinocutaneous - J86.0
    • pleura, pleural, pleurocutaneous, pleuroperitoneal - J86.0
    • pulmonary - J86.0
    • pulmonoperitoneal - J86.0
    • thoracic - J86.0
    • thoracoabdominal - J86.0
    • thoracogastric - J86.0
    • thoracointestinal - J86.0
    • thorax - J86.0
    • tracheoesophageal - J86.0
  • Pleurisy(acute) (adhesive) (chronic) (costal) (diaphragmatic) (double) (dry) (fibrinous) (fibrous) (interlobar) (latent) (plastic) (primary) (residual) (sicca) (sterile) (subacute) (unresolved) - R09.1
    • with
      • adherent pleura - J86.0
  • Pneumopyothoraxsee Pyopneumothorax
    • with fistula - J86.0
  • Pyopneumothorax(infective) - J86.9
    • with fistula - J86.0
  • Pyothorax - J86.9
    • with fistula - J86.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J86.0 Pyothorax with fistula

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