Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.2
Cough
  • ICD-9-CM 786.2 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 786.2 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 786.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 786.2: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic cough
  • Cough syncope (fainting)
  • Cough, persistent
  • Paroxysmal cough
  • Persistent cough
  • Persistent cough after viral respiratory infection (disorder)
  • Postviral cough
  • Syncope, cough
  • Tussive syncope
786.2 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R05 Cough
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.2:
  • Cough 786.2
    • with hemorrhage (see also Hemoptysis) 786.39
    • affected 786.2
    • bronchial 786.2
      • with grippe or influenza (see also Influenza) 487.1
    • chronic 786.2
    • epidemic 786.2
    • laryngeal, spasmodic 786.2
    • nervous 786.2
  • Epilepsy, epileptic (idiopathic) 345.9
    • laryngeal 786.2
  • Laryngeal - see also condition
    • syncope 786.2
  • Syncope (near) (pre-) 780.2
    • laryngeal 786.2
    • tussive 786.2
  • Vertigo 780.4
    • laryngeal 786.2
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