ICD-10 Diagnosis Code J39

Other diseases of upper respiratory tract

Diagnosis Code J39

ICD-10: J39
Short Description: Other diseases of upper respiratory tract
Long Description: Other diseases of upper respiratory tract
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code J39

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The code J39 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)
    • Other diseases of upper respiratory tract (J30-J39)
      • Other diseases of upper respiratory tract (J39)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Bronchial Disorders

The bronchi are two tubes that branch off the trachea, or windpipe. The bronchi carry air to your lungs.

The most common problem with the bronchi is bronchitis, an inflammation of the tubes. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. Other problems include

  • Bronchiectasis, a condition in which damage to the airways causes them to widen and become flabby and scarred
  • Exercise-induced bronchospasm, which happens when the airways shrink while you are exercising
  • Bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the small airways that branch off from the bronchi
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, a condition affecting infants

Treatment of bronchial disorders depends on the cause.

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchiolitis - discharge
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Postural drainage
  • Tracheal rupture


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