ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 517.8

Lung involv in oth dis

Diagnosis Code 517.8

ICD-9: 517.8
Short Description: Lung involv in oth dis
Long Description: Lung involvement in other diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 517.8

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the respiratory system (460–519)
    • Other diseases of respiratory system (510-519)
      • 517 Lung involvement in conditions classified elsewhere

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Manifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipManifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis
Manifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis: Manifestation codes describe the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.

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  • Lung disease with polymyositis
  • Lung disease with Sjögren's disease
  • Lung disease with systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Lung disorder due to autoimmune disorder
  • Lupus disease of the lung
  • Necrotizing sarcoid granulomatosis
  • Pseudolymphoma of lung in Sjögren's disease
  • Pulmonary amyloidosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension in sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoid pulmonary calcification
  • Sarcoidosis of lung with sarcoidosis of lymph nodes
  • Stage 1 pulmonary sarcoidosis
  • Stage 2 pulmonary sarcoidosis
  • Stage 3 pulmonary sarcoidosis
  • Stage 4 pulmonary sarcoidosis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 517.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Lung Diseases

When you breathe, your lungs take in oxygen from the air and deliver it to the bloodstream. The cells in your body need oxygen to work and grow. During a normal day, you breathe nearly 25,000 times. People with lung disease have difficulty breathing. Millions of people in the U.S. have lung disease. If all types of lung disease are lumped together, it is the number three killer in the United States.

The term lung disease refers to many disorders affecting the lungs, such as asthma, COPD, infections like influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis, lung cancer, and many other breathing problems. Some lung diseases can lead to respiratory failure.

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  • Alveolar abnormalities
  • Blood gases
  • Breath sounds
  • Chemical pneumonitis
  • Chest tube insertion
  • Coal worker's pneumoconiosis
  • Coughing up blood
  • Drug-induced pulmonary disease
  • Empyema
  • Goodpasture syndrome
  • Lung diffusion testing
  • Lung disease
  • Lung gallium scan
  • Lung PET scan
  • Lung plethysmography
  • Lung surgery
  • Lung surgery - discharge
  • Meconium aspiration syndrome
  • Open lung biopsy
  • Pulmonary aspergilloma
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Pulmonary nocardiosis
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Respiratory acidosis
  • Respiratory alkalosis
  • Rheumatoid lung disease
  • Solitary pulmonary nodule
  • Swan-Ganz - right heart catheterization
  • Transient tachypnea - newborn
  • Using oxygen at home
  • Wheezing

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