Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 516.1
Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
  • Short description: Idio pulm hemosiderosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 516.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 516.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 516.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 516.1: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 516.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J84.03 Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Pulmonary hemosiderosis, idiopathic
516.1 Excludes
  • acute idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage in infants [AIPHI] (786.31)
Applies To
  • Essential brown induration of lung
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease (275.01-275.09)
    Excludes: acute idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage in infants [AIPHI] (786.31)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 516.1:
  • Hemosiderosis 275.09
    • pulmonary (idiopathic) 275.09 [516.1]
  • Induration, indurated
    • lung (black) (brown) (chronic) (fibroid) (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
      • essential brown 275.09 [516.1]
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