Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 519.9
Unspecified disease of respiratory system
  • Short description: Resp system disease NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 519.9 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 519.9 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 519.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 519.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arthropathy assoc w respiratory disease
  • Arthropathy associated with respiratory disorder
  • Arthropathy, associated with respiratory disorder
  • Disorder of lower respiratory system
  • Disorder of respiratory system
  • Lower respiratory system disease
  • Respiratory complication
  • Respiratory disease
Applies To
  • Respiratory disease (chronic) NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 519.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J98.9 Respiratory disorder, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 519.9:
  • Complications
    • respiratory 519.9
      • device, implant or graft NEC 996.79
      • distress syndrome, adult, following trauma and surgery 518.52
      • insufficiency, acute, postoperative 518.52
      • postoperative NEC 997.39
      • therapy NEC 999.9
  • 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
  • Decompensation
    • respiratory 519.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • chest 519.9
    • 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
      • fetus or newborn NEC 770.9
      • obstructive 496
      • smoke inhalation 508.2
      • specified type NEC 519.8
      • upper (acute) (infectious) NEC 465.9
  • 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
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • chest 519.9
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