ICD-10 Diagnosis Code J98.51

Mediastinitis

Diagnosis Code J98.51

ICD-10: J98.51
Short Description: Mediastinitis
Long Description: Mediastinitis
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code J98.51

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The code J98.51 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)
    • Other diseases of the respiratory system (J96-J99)
      • Other respiratory disorders (J98)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code J98.51 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 177 - RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND INFLAMMATIONS WITH MCC
  • 178 - RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND INFLAMMATIONS WITH CC
  • 179 - RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND INFLAMMATIONS WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Acute mediastinitis
  • Classical histoplasmosis mediastinal granuloma
  • Drug-induced granulomatous mediastinitis
  • Familial fibrous mediastinitis
  • Fibrosis of mediastinum
  • Fibrosis of mediastinum
  • Granulomatous mediastinitis
  • Hemorrhagic mediastinitis
  • Idiopathic hilar fibrosis
  • Infection of lower respiratory tract and mediastinum
  • Infectious fibrous mediastinitis
  • Infectious granulomatous mediastinitis
  • Infectious mediastinitis
  • Inflammatory disorder of mediastinum
  • Mediastinal radiation fibrosis
  • Mediastinitis
  • Pulmonary venous hypertension due to compression of pulmonary great vein
  • Pulmonary venous hypertension due to compression of pulmonary great vein by sclerosing mediastinitis
  • Radiation-induced fibrous mediastinitis
  • Sclerosing mediastinitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code J98.51 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • J98.5 - Diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified


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