Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 493.02
Extrinsic asthma with (acute) exacerbation
  • Short description: Ext asthma w(acute) exac.
  • ICD-9-CM 493.02 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 493.02 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 493.02.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 493.02: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute exacerbation of asthma with allergic rhinitis
  • Acute exacerbation of intermittent asthma with allergic rhinitis
  • Acute exacerbation of mild persistent asthma with allergic rhinitis
  • Acute exacerbation of moderate persistent asthma with allergic rhinitis
  • Acute exacerbation of severe persistent asthma with allergic rhinitis
  • Asthma w allergic rhinitis w acute exacerbation
  • Asthma, with allergic rhinitis with acute exacerbation
  • Extrinsic asthma with asthma attack
  • Intermittent asthma w allergic rhinitis w acute exacerbation
  • Intermittent asthma with allergic rhinitis with acute exacerbation
  • Mild persistent asthma w allergic rhinitis w acute exacerbation
  • Mild persistent asthma with allergic rhinitis with acute exacerbation
  • Moderate persistent asthma w allergic rhinitis w acute exacerbation
  • Moderate persistent asthma with allergic rhinitis and acute exacerbation
  • Severe persistent asthma w allergic rhinitis w acute exacerbation
  • Severe persistent asthma with allergic rhinitis with acute exacerbation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 493.02 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J45.21 Mild intermittent asthma with (acute) exacerbation
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