Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 494.0
Bronchiectasis without acute exacerbation
  • Short description: Bronchiectas w/o ac exac.
  • ICD-9-CM 494.0 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 494.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 494.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 494.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Postinfectious bronchiectasis
  • Post-infective bronchiectasis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 494.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J47.9 Bronchiectasis, uncomplicated
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 494.0:
  • Bronchiectasis (cylindrical) (diffuse) (fusiform) (localized) (moniliform) (postinfectious) (recurrent) (saccular) 494.0
    • with acute exacerbation 494.1
    • tuberculosis (see also Tuberculosis) 011.5
  • Dilatation
    • bronchus, bronchi 494.0
      • with acute exacerbation 494.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Diverticula, diverticulosis, diverticulum (acute) (multiple) (perforated) (ruptured) 562.10
    • bronchus (congenital) 748.3
      • acquired 494.0
        • with acute exacerbation 494.1
  • Mounier-Kuhn syndrome 748.3
    • with
      • acute exacerbation 494.1
      • bronchiectasis 494.0
        • with (acute) exacerbation 494.1
    • acquired 519.19
      • with bronchiectasis 494.0
        • with (acute) exacerbation 494.1
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • airway NEC 519.8
      • with
        • allergic alveolitis NEC 495.9
        • asthma NEC (see also Asthma) 493.9
        • bronchiectasis 494.0
          • with acute exacerbation 494.1
        • bronchitis (see also Bronchitis, with, obstruction) 491.20
        • emphysema NEC 492.8
      • chronic 496
        • with
          • allergic alveolitis NEC 495.5
          • asthma NEC (see also Asthma) 493.2
          • bronchiectasis 494.0
            • with acute exacerbation 494.1
          • bronchitis (chronic) (see also Bronchitis, chronic, obstructive) 491.20
          • emphysema NEC 492.8
      • due to
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Mounier-Kuhn 748.3
      • with
        • acute exacerbation 494.1
        • bronchiectasis 494.0
          • with (acute) exacerbation 494.1
      • acquired 519.19
        • with bronchiectasis 494.0
          • with (acute) exacerbation 494.1
  • Tracheobronchomegaly (congenital) 748.3
    • with bronchiectasis 494.0
      • with (acute) exacerbation 494.1
    • acquired 519.19
      • with bronchiectasis 494.0
        • with (acute) exacerbation 494.1
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