ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 19, 2019

See: Other pleural conditions

  ICD-10 Code for Chylous effusion J94.0

J94.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J94.0 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 J94 Other pleural conditions

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Chyliform effusion
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Related Terms to “Chylous effusion”

  • Effusion
  • Pleurisy(acute) (adhesive) (chronic) (costal) (diaphragmatic) (double) (dry) (fibrinous) (fibrous) (interlobar) (latent) (plastic) (primary) (residual) (sicca) (sterile) (subacute) (unresolved) - R09.1
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Questions related to J94.0 Chylous effusion

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