Valid for Submission
J45.998 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other asthma. The code J45.998 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code J45.998 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bakers' asthma, chemical-induced asthma, colophony asthma, isocyanate induced asthma, meat-wrappers' asthma , millers' asthma, etc.
The code is commonly used in pediatrics medical specialties to specify clinical concepts such as asthma.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code J45.998 are found in the index:
- - Asthma, asthmatic (bronchial) (catarrh) (spasmodic) - J45.909
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Bakers' asthma
- Chemical-induced asthma
- Colophony asthma
- Isocyanate induced asthma
- Meat-wrappers' asthma
- Millers' asthma
- Occasional asthma
- Platinum asthma
- Printers' asthma
- Steroid dependent asthma
- Substance induced asthma
- Sulfite-induced asthma
- Tea-makers' asthma
- ASTHMA CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE OVERLAP SYNDROME-. syndrome with clinical features of both asthma and copd.
- ASTHMA-. a form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper responsiveness respiratory hypersensitivity airway inflammation and intermittent airway obstruction. it is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle wheezing and dyspnea dyspnea paroxysmal.
- ASTHMA EXERCISE INDUCED-. asthma attacks following a period of exercise. usually the induced attack is short lived and regresses spontaneously. the magnitude of postexertional airway obstruction is strongly influenced by the environment in which exercise is performed i.e. inhalation of cold air during physical exertion markedly augments the severity of the airway obstruction; conversely warm humid air blunts or abolishes it.
- DYSPNEA PAROXYSMAL-. a disorder characterized by sudden attacks of respiratory distress in at rest patients with heart failure and pulmonary edema. it usually occurs at night after several hours of sleep in a reclining position. patients awaken with a feeling of suffocation coughing a cold sweat and tachycardia. when there is significant wheezing it is called cardiac asthma.
- STATUS ASTHMATICUS-. a sudden intense and continuous aggravation of a state of asthma marked by dyspnea to the point of exhaustion and collapse and not responding to the usual therapeutic efforts.
- TYLOPHORA-. a plant genus of the family asclepiadaceae. members contain phenanthro indolizidine alkaloids.
- CONYZA-. a plant genus of the family asteraceae. members contain alkenynes daucosterol friedelinol conyzasaponins and other triterpenes.
- ASTHMA ASPIRIN INDUCED-. asthmatic adverse reaction e.g. bronchoconstriction to conventional nsaids including aspirin use.
- AIRWAY REMODELING-. the structural changes in the number mass size and/or composition of the airway tissues.
- ASTHMA OCCUPATIONAL-. asthma attacks caused triggered or exacerbated by occupational exposure.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert J45.998 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code J45.998 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. Your airways are tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways become sore and swollen. That makes them very sensitive, and they may react strongly to things that you are allergic to or find irritating. When your airways react, they get narrower and your lungs get less air.
Symptoms of asthma include
- Coughing, especially early in the morning or at night
- Chest tightness
- Shortness of breath
Not all people who have asthma have these symptoms. Having these symptoms doesn't always mean that you have asthma. Your doctor will diagnose asthma based on lung function tests, your medical history, and a physical exam. You may also have allergy tests.
When your asthma symptoms become worse than usual, it's called an asthma attack. Severe asthma attacks may require emergency care, and they can be fatal.
Asthma is treated with two kinds of medicines: quick-relief medicines to stop asthma symptoms and long-term control medicines to prevent symptoms.
NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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