Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)
Suppurative and necrotic conditions of the lower respiratory tract (J85-J86)
- J86 - Pyothorax NON-BILLABLE CODE
- J86.0 - Pyothorax with fistula BILLABLE CODE
- J86.9 - Pyothorax without fistula BILLABLE CODE
Clinical Information for Pyothorax (J86)
Empyema, Subdural - An intracranial or rarely intraspinal suppurative process invading the space between the inner surface of the DURA MATER and the outer surface of the ARACHNOID.
Empyema, Tuberculous - Empyema due to MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS.
Bronchial Fistula - An abnormal passage or communication between a bronchus and another part of the body.
Tracheoesophageal Fistula - Abnormal passage between the ESOPHAGUS and the TRACHEA, acquired or congenital, often associated with ESOPHAGEAL ATRESIA.
Cholecystitis - Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.
Empyema - Presence of pus in a hollow organ or body cavity.
Empyema, Pleural - Suppurative inflammation of the pleural space.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis - A species of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria that produces TUBERCULOSIS in humans, other primates, CATTLE; DOGS; and some other animals which have contact with humans. Growth tends to be in serpentine, cordlike masses in which the bacilli show a parallel orientation.