ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 518.2

Compensatory emphysema

Diagnosis Code 518.2

ICD-9: 518.2
Short Description: Compensatory emphysema
Long Description: Compensatory emphysema
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 518.2

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the respiratory system (460–519)
    • Other diseases of respiratory system (510-519)
      • 518 Other diseases of lung

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • J98.3 - Compensatory emphysema

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 518.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Emphysema (atrophic) (centriacinar) (centrilobular) (chronic) (diffuse) (essential) (hypertrophic) (interlobular) (lung) (obstructive) (panlobular) (paracicatricial) (paracinar) (postural) (pulmonary) (senile) (subpleural) (traction) (unilateral) (unilobular) (vesicular) 492.8
      • compensatory 518.2

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