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

See: Pleural effusion in conditions classified elsewhere

  ICD-10 Code for Pleural effusion in other conditions classified elsewhere J91.8

J91.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J91.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J90-J94 Other diseases of the pleura (J90-J94)
Category J91 Pleural effusion in conditions classified elsewhere

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