2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Pneumothorax and air leak (J93)

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • congenital or perinatal pneumothorax P25.1
  • postprocedural air leak J95.812
  • postprocedural pneumothorax J95.811
  • traumatic pneumothorax S27.0
  • tuberculous current disease pneumothorax A15
  • pyopneumothorax J86