Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 997.3
Respiratory complications not elsewhere classified
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997.3 Excludes
  • iatrogenic [postoperative] pneumothorax (512.1)
  • iatrogenic pulmonary embolism (415.11)
  • Mendelson's syndrome in labor and delivery (668.0)
  • specified complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • adult respiratory distress syndrome (518.5)
    • pulmonary edema, postoperative (518.4)
    • respiratory insufficiency, acute, postoperative (518.5)
    • shock lung (518.5)
    • tracheostomy complications (519.00-519.09)
  • transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI) (518.7)
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