ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 786.6

Chest swelling/mass/lump

Diagnosis Code 786.6

ICD-9: 786.6
Short Description: Chest swelling/mass/lump
Long Description: Swelling, mass, or lump in chest
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 786.6

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions
    • Symptoms (780-789)
      • 786 Symptoms involving respiratory system and other chest symptoms

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Chest swelling
  • Lung mass
  • Mass does not move with respiration
  • Mass moves with respiration
  • Mass of anterior mediastinum
  • Mass of chest wall
  • Mass of hilum
  • Mass of respiratory structure
  • Mass of thoracic structure
  • Swelling of respiratory structure

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 786.6 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Chest Injuries and Disorders

The chest is the part of the body between your neck and your abdomen. It includes the ribs and breastbone. Inside your chest are several organs, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. The pleura, a large thin sheet of tissue, lines the inside of the chest cavity.

Chest injuries and disorders include

  • Heart diseases
  • Lung diseases and collapsed lung
  • Pleural disorders
  • Esophagus disorders
  • Broken ribs
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Disorders of the mediastinum, the space between the lungs, breastbone, and spine

  • Chest tube insertion
  • Collapsed lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Costochondritis
  • Hemothorax
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Mediastinitis
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Pectus excavatum - discharge
  • Pectus excavatum repair
  • Pneumomediastinum
  • Pneumothorax - infants
  • Rib fracture - aftercare

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