Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 516.8
Other specified alveolar and parietoalveolar pneumonopathies
  • Short description: Alveol pneumonopathy NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 516.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 516.8 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 516.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 516.8: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 516.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J84.09 Other alveolar and parieto-alveolar conditions
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
  • Cholesterol pneumonia
  • Cryptogenic organizing pneumoni
  • Desquamative interstitial pneumonia
  • Endogenous lipoid pneumonia
  • GIP - Giant cell interstitial pneumonitis
  • Human immunodeficiency virus disease resulting in lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis
  • Idiopathic fibrosing alveolitis, chronic form
  • Interstitial pneumonia
  • Interstitial pneumonia, nonspecific
  • Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia
  • Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia
  • Pneumonia, interstitial usual (UIP)
  • Primary atypical interstitial pneumonia
  • Seasonal cryptogenic organizing pneumonia with biochemical cholestasis
  • Usual interstitial pneumonia
516.8 Excludes
  • lipoid pneumonia, exogenous or unspecified (507.1)
Applies To
  • Endogenous lipoid pneumonia
  • Interstitial pneumonia (desquamative) (lymphoid)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 516.8:
  • BOOP (bronchiolitis obliterans organized pneumonia) 516.8
  • Bronchiolitis (acute) (infectious) (subacute) 466.19
    • obliterans 491.8
      • with organizing pneumonia (BOOP) 516.8
      • status post lung transplant 996.84
  • 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
    • bronchiolitis obliterans organized (BOOP) 516.8
    • 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
        • endogenous 516.8
      • 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
    • cholesterol 516.8
    • cryptogenic organizing 516.8
    • desquamative interstitial 516.8
    • interstitial 516.8
      • with influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.0
      • acute 136.3
      • chronic (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
      • desquamative 516.8
      • hypostatic 514
      • lipoid 507.1
      • lymphoid 516.8
      • plasma cell 136.3
      • Pseudomonas 482.1
    • lipid, lipoid (exogenous) (interstitial) 507.1
      • endogenous 516.8
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) (see also Pneumonia) 486
    • cholesterol 516.8
    • interstitial (chronic) (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
      • lymphoid 516.8
    • lymphoid, interstitial 516.8
  • Pneumopathy NEC 518.89
    • parietoalveolar 516.9
      • specified condition NEC 516.8
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