ICD-10 Diagnosis Code J98.59

Other diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified

Diagnosis Code J98.59

ICD-10: J98.59
Short Description: Other diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
Long Description: Other diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code J98.59

Valid for Submission
The code J98.59 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
J98.59 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

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 J98.59 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

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Synonyms
  • Classical histoplasmosis mediastinal fibrosis
  • Classical histoplasmosis mediastinal granuloma
  • Cyst of mediastinum
  • Disorder of mediastinum
  • Fibrosis of mediastinum
  • Hernia of mediastinum
  • Idiopathic hilar fibrosis
  • Mediastinal radiation fibrosis
  • Retraction of mediastinum
  • Widened mediastinum

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code J98.59 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

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


Previous Code
Previous Code J98.51
Next Code
J98.6 Next Code