Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 506.2
Upper respiratory inflammation due to fumes and vapors
  • Short description: Fum/vapor up resp inflam.
  • ICD-9-CM 506.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 506.2 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 506.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 506.2: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 506.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J68.2 Upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Upper respiratory inflammation due to chemical fume
  • Upper respiratory inflammation due to chemical fumes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 506.2:
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • respiratory, upper (see also Infection, respiratory, upper) 465.9
      • chronic, due to external agent - see Condition, respiratory, chronic, due to, external agent
      • due to
        • fumes or vapors (chemical) (inhalation) 506.2
      • radiation 508.1
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