ICD-10 Diagnosis Code J39.8

Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract

Diagnosis Code J39.8

ICD-10: J39.8
Short Description: Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract
Long Description: Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code J39.8

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Abscess of trachea
  • Acquired tracheal collapse
  • Acquired tracheal fistula
  • Acquired tracheal stenosis
  • Acquired tracheo-arterial fistula
  • Calcification of trachea
  • Cicatrix of trachea
  • Disorder of trachea
  • Edema of nasopharynx
  • Edema of oral soft tissues
  • Edema of pharynx
  • Edema of uvula
  • Extrinsic obstruction of trachea
  • Hematoma of oropharynx
  • Hematoma of pharynx
  • Hematoma of trachea
  • Iatrogenic perforation of trachea
  • Lesion of nasopharynx
  • Nasopharyngeal stenosis
  • Obstruction of trachea
  • Obstruction of trachea
  • Perforation of trachea
  • Pharyngeal hemorrhage
  • Pharyngeal stenosis
  • Segmental tracheal stenosis
  • Stenosis of trachea
  • Tracheal diverticulosis
  • Tracheal hemorrhage
  • Tracheal rupture
  • Tracheobroncheopathia osteoplastica
  • Tracheobronchial hemorrhage
  • Tracheocele
  • Ulcer of trachea
  • Velopharyngeal mislearning

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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