ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017

See: Other spontaneous pneumothorax

  ICD-10 Code for Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax J93.12

J93.12 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J93.12 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 J93 Pneumothorax and air leak

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Code First
  • catamenial pneumothorax due to endometriosis (N80.8)
  • cystic fibrosis (E84.-)
  • eosinophilic pneumonia (J82)
  • lymphangioleiomyomatosis (J84.81)
  • malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung (C34.-)
  • Marfan's syndrome (Q87.4)
  • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii (B59)
  • secondary malignant neoplasm of lung (C78.0-)
  • spontaneous rupture of the esophagus (K22.3)
  • underlying condition, such as:
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