Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 507.0
Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food or vomitus
  • Short description: Food/vomit pneumonitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 507.0 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 507.0 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 507.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 507.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute aspiration pneumonia
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • Aspiration pneumonia due to inhalation of milk
  • Aspiration pneumonia due to inhalation of vomitus
  • Aspiration pneumonia due to regurgitated food
  • Aspiration pneumonia due to regurgitated gastric secretions
  • Aspiration pneumonia, acute
  • Aspiration pneumonia, chronic, recurrent
  • Aspiration pneumonia, food
  • Aspiration pneumonia, gastric secretions
  • Aspiration pneumonia, milk
  • Aspiration pneumonia, vomitus
  • Aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation in lung) due to anesthesia in childbirth
  • Aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation of lung) due to obstetric anesthesia, postpartum (after childbirth)
  • Aspiration pneumonitis (inflammation of lung) due to obstetric anesthesiain pregnancy
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia in childbirth
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia, antepartum
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to OB anesthesia, postpartum
  • Aspiration pneumonitis due to obstetric anesthesia, antepartum
  • Postpartum aspiration pneumonitis due to anesthesia during labor and delivery
  • Recurrent aspiration pneumonia
Applies To
  • Aspiration pneumonia (due to):
    • NOS
    • food (regurgitated)
    • gastric secretions
    • milk
    • saliva
    • vomitus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 507.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J69.0 Pneumonitis due to inhalation of food and vomit
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 507.0:
  • Aspiration
    • bronchitis 507.0
  • Bronchitis (diffuse) (hypostatic) (infectious) (inflammatory) (simple) 490
    • aspiration 507.0
      • due to fumes or vapors 506.0
  • Deglutition
    • pneumonia 507.0
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • broncho-, bronchial (confluent) (croupous) (diffuse) (disseminated) (hemorrhagic) (involving lobes) (lobar) (terminal) 485
      • with influenza 487.0
      • allergic 518.3
      • aspiration (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
      • bacterial 482.9
      • capillary 466.19
        • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.19
      • chronic (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
      • congenital (infective) 770.0
      • diplococcal 481
      • Eaton's agent 483.0
      • Escherichia coli (E. coli) 482.82
      • Friedl√§nder's bacillus 482.0
      • Hemophilus influenzae 482.2
      • hiberno-vernal 083.0 [484.8]
      • hypostatic 514
      • influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.0
      • inhalation (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
        • due to fumes or vapors (chemical) 506.0
      • Klebsiella 482.0
      • lipid 507.1
      • Mycoplasma (pneumoniae) 483.0
      • ornithosis 073.0
      • pleuropneumonia-like organisms (PPLO) 483.0
      • pneumococcal 481
      • Proteus 482.83
      • Pseudomonas 482.1
      • specified organism NEC 483.8
      • staphylococcal 482.40
      • streptococcal - see Pneumonia, streptococcal
      • typhoid 002.0 [484.8]
      • viral, virus (see also Pneumonia, viral) 480.9
    • deglutition (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
    • inhalation (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
      • fumes or vapors (chemical) 506.0
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) (see also Pneumonia) 486
    • due to
      • crack (cocaine) 506.0
      • fumes or vapors 506.0
      • inhalation
        • food (regurgitated), milk, vomitus 507.0
        • oils, essences 507.1
        • saliva 507.0
        • solids, liquids NEC 507.8
      • toxoplasmosis (acquired) 130.4
    • postanesthetic
      • correct substance properly administered 507.0
      • obstetric 668.0
      • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
        • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
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