Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 518.3
Pulmonary eosinophilia
  • ICD-9-CM 518.3 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 518.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 518.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Eosinophilic asthma
  • Tropical eosinophilia
  • Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia
Applies To
  • Eosinophilic asthma
  • Löffler's syndrome
  • Pneumonia:
    • allergic
    • eosinophilic
  • Tropical eosinophilia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 518.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J82 Pulmonary eosinophilia, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 518.3:
  • Allergy, allergic (reaction) 995.3
    • pneumonia 518.3
  • Asthma, asthmatic (bronchial) (catarrh) (spasmodic) 493.9
    • eosinophilic 518.3
    • pulmonary eosinophilic 518.3
  • Eosinophilia 288.3
    • infiltrative 518.3
    • Loeffler's 518.3
    • pulmonary (tropical) 518.3
    • tropical 518.3
  • Eosinophilic - see also condition
    • infiltration lung 518.3
  • Infiltrate, infiltration
    • lung (see also Infiltrate, pulmonary) 793.19
      • eosinophilic 518.3
      • x-ray finding only 793.19
    • pulmonary 793.19
      • with
        • eosinophilia 518.3
        • pneumonia - see Pneumonia, by type
      • x-ray finding only 793.19
  • Löffler's
    • eosinophilia or syndrome 518.3
    • pneumonia 518.3
    • syndrome (eosinophilic pneumonitis) 518.3
  • 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
    • allergic 518.3
    • 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
      • Friedländer'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
      • 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
    • eosinophilic 518.3
    • Löffler's 518.3
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) (see also Pneumonia) 486
    • eosinophilic 518.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Löffler's (eosinophilic pneumonitis) 518.3
    • PIE (pulmonary infiltration with eosinophilia 518.3
    • Weingarten's (tropical eosinophilia) 518.3
  • Weingarten's syndrome (tropical eosinophilia) 518.3
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