ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 997.39

Respiratory comp NEC

Diagnosis Code 997.39

ICD-9: 997.39
Short Description: Respiratory comp NEC
Long Description: Other respiratory complications
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 997.39

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 997 Complications affecting specified body systems, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Aspiration pneumonia resulting from a procedure
  • Dysfunctional ventilatory weaning response
  • Healthcare associated influenza disease
  • Healthcare associated parainfluenza virus disease
  • Mendelson's syndrome as a complication of care
  • Mendelson's syndrome resulting from a procedure
  • Postoperative aspiration pneumonia
  • Postoperative atelectasis
  • Postoperative lower respiratory tract infection
  • Postoperative pneumonia
  • Postoperative pulmonary embolus
  • Postprocedural finding of respiratory tract
  • Postprocedural respiratory disorders
  • Respiratory complication
  • Respiratory complications of care

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