Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 506.9
Unspecified respiratory conditions due to fumes and vapors
  • Short description: Fum/vapor resp cond NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 506.9 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 506.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 506.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 506.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Respiratory condition due to chemical fumes
  • Respiratory condition due to chemical fumes AND/OR vapors
  • Respiratory condition due to chemical fumes or vapor
Applies To
  • Silo-fillers' disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 506.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J68.9 Unspecified respiratory condition due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 506.9:
  • Asthma, asthmatic (bronchial) (catarrh) (spasmodic) 493.9
    • meat-wrappers' 506.9
  • Condition - see also Disease
    • respiratory NEC 519.9
      • acute or subacute NEC 519.9
        • due to
          • external agent 508.9
          • fumes or vapors (chemical) (inhalation) 506.3
          • radiation 508.0
      • chronic NEC 519.9
        • due to
          • external agent 508.9
          • fumes or vapors (chemical) (inhalation) 506.4
          • radiation 508.1
      • due to
        • external agent 508.9
        • fumes or vapors (chemical) inhalation 506.9
        • smoke inhalation 508.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • respiratory (tract) 519.9
      • acute or subacute (upper) NEC 465.9
      • chronic 519.9
        • arising in the perinatal period 770.7
        • due to fumes or vapors 506.4
      • due to
        • aspiration of liquids or solids 508.9
        • external agents NEC 508.9
        • fumes or vapors 506.9
      • fetus or newborn NEC 770.9
      • obstructive 496
      • smoke inhalation 508.2
      • specified type NEC 519.8
      • upper (acute) (infectious) NEC 465.9
    • silo fillers' 506.9
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • respiration, respiratory NEC 519.9
      • due to
        • aspiration of liquids or solids 508.9
        • inhalation of fumes or vapors 506.9
        • smoke inhalation 508.2
      • psychogenic 306.1
  • Meat-wrappers' asthma 506.9
  • 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
        • bronchospasm 519.11
        • foreign body 934.9
        • inhalation of fumes or vapors 506.9
        • laryngospasm 478.75
  • Pneumoconiosis (due to) (inhalation of) 505
    • fumes or vapors (from silo) 506.9
  • 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
    • nitrogen dioxide 506.9
  • Silo fillers' disease 506.9
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