Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 518.82
Other pulmonary insufficiency, not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: Other pulmonary insuff.
  • ICD-9-CM 518.82 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 518.82 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 518.82.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 518.82: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute respiratory distress
  • Acute respiratory insufficiency
  • Respiratory distress, acute
518.82 Excludes
  • acute interstitial pneumonitis (516.33)
  • adult respiratory distress syndrome associated with trauma or surgery (518.52)
  • pulmonary insufficiency following trauma or surgery (518.52)
  • respiratory distress:
Applies To
  • Acute respiratory distress
  • Acute respiratory insufficiency
  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome NEC
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 518.82 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J80 Acute respiratory distress syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 518.82:
  • Distress
    • respiratory 786.09
      • acute (adult) 518.82
      • adult syndrome (following trauma and surgery) 518.52
        • specified NEC 518.82
      • fetus or newborn 770.89
      • syndrome (idiopathic) (newborn) 769
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • lung (acute) (see also Insufficiency, pulmonary) 518.82
  • Respiration
  • Respiratory - see also condition
    • distress 786.09
      • acute 518.82
      • fetus or newborn NEC 770.89
      • syndrome (newborn) 769
        • adult (following trauma and surgery) 518.52
          • specified NEC 518.82
  • Shock 785.50
    • lung 518.82
      • related to trauma and surgery 518.52
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • respiratory distress (idiopathic) (newborn) 769
      • adult (following trauma and surgery) 518.52
        • specified NEC 518.82
      • type II 770.6
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