Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 512.89
Other pneumothorax
  • ICD-9-CM 512.89 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 512.89 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 512.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 512.89: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute pneumothorax
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pneumothorax (collapsed lung)
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax (collapsed lung)
Applies To
  • Acute pneumothorax
  • Pneumothorax NOS
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 512.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J93.83 Other pneumothorax
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J93.9 Pneumothorax, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 512.89:
  • Collapse 780.2
  • Compression
  • Pneumothorax 512.89
    • acute 512.89
    • due to operative injury of chest wall or lung 512.1
      • accidental puncture or laceration 512.1
    • specified type NEC 512.89
    • tense valvular, infectional 512.0
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 011.7
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