Billable Medical Code for Other Diseases of Lung, Not Elsewhere Classified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 518.89
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 518.89.
The Short Description Is: Other lung disease NEC.
Pulmonary nodule is also known as acquired bronchogenic cyst, acute drug induced interstitial lung disorder, acute drug-induced interstitial lung disorders, allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis,bronchogenic cyst, broncholithiasis, calcification of lung, capillaria aerophila chest infection, chronic drug induced interstitial lung disorder, chronic drug-induced interstitial lung disorders, chronic lung disease, chronic nonspecific lung disease, cystic-bullous disease of the lung, diffuse infiltrative lung disease, diffuse parenchymal lung disease, diffuse pulmonary calcinosis, discoloration of lung, disorder of lung, disorder of pleura, environmental lung disease, erythrocytosis due to pulmonary disease, idiopathic diffuse pulmonary ossification,infectious disease of lung, lesion of bronchus, lesion of lung lung cyst lung disease lung disease due to external agents lymphocytic pseudotumor of lung mesothelial hyperplasia of the pleuramicronodular pulmonary ossification mottling of lung, multiple lung cysts, multiple nodules of lung, non-smoker’s second hand smoke syndrome, on examination – cavitation present, on examination – consolidation present, on examination – lung consolidation, pallor of lung, parasitic infection of lung, parenchymal lung disease diffuse, pleural effusion associated with pulmonary infection,pleural scarring, pulmolithiasis, pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma, pulmonary hysteresis, pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis, pulmonary mycotoxicosis, pulmonary ossification, restrictive lung disease, restrictive lung disease due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (disorder), restrictive lung disease due to kyphoscoliosis, restrictive lung disease due to muscular dystrophy, restrictive lung disease due to Parkinsons disease (disorder), restrictive lung mechanics due to als, restrictive lung mechanics due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, restrictive lung mechanics due to muscular dystrophy, restrictive lung mechanics due to neuromuscular disease, restrictive lung mechanics due to parkinsons disease, restrictive lung mechanics from neuromuscular disease,single lung cyst, solitary nodule of lung, solitary pulmonary nodule, squamous metaplasia of lung, and uremic lung. This applies to broncholithiasis, calcification of lung, lung disease NOS, and pulmolithiasis.
Pulmonary Nodule Definition and Symptoms
Pulmonary nodules are small oval lesions in the lungs that are detected through a CT scan. The lesion may be cancerous but are usually benign. They show no symptoms.