ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
J95.8 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified

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More specific codes for Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified

  • J95.81 - Postprocedural pneumothorax and air leak
    • J95.811 - Postprocedural pneumothorax
    • J95.812 - Postprocedural air leak
  • J95.82 - Postprocedural respiratory failure
    • J95.821 - Acute postprocedural respiratory failure
    • J95.822 - Acute and chronic postprocedural respiratory failure
  • J95.83 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a respiratory system organ or structure following a procedure
    • J95.830 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a respiratory system organ or structure following a respiratory system procedure
    • J95.831 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a respiratory system organ or structure following other procedure
  • J95.84 - Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI)
  • J95.85 - Complication of respirator [ventilator]
    • J95.850 - Mechanical complication of respirator
    • J95.851 - Ventilator associated pneumonia
    • J95.859 - Other complication of respirator [ventilator]
  • J95.86 - Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a respiratory system organ or structure following a procedure
    • J95.860 - Postprocedural hematoma of a respiratory system organ or structure following a respiratory system procedure
    • J95.861 - Postprocedural hematoma of a respiratory system organ or structure following other procedure
    • J95.862 - Postprocedural seroma of a respiratory system organ or structure following a respiratory system procedure
    • J95.863 - Postprocedural seroma of a respiratory system organ or structure following other procedure
  • J95.88 - Other intraoperative complications of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified
  • J95.89 - Other postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified
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