Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 519.4
Disorders of diaphragm
  • ICD-9-CM 519.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 519.4 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 519.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 519.4: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 519.4 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J98.6 Disorders of diaphragm
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diaphragm disorder
  • Diaphragm paralysis
  • Disorder of diaphragm
  • Paralysis of diaphragm
519.4 Excludes
  • congenital defect of diaphragm (756.6)
  • diaphragmatic hernia (551-553 with.3)
Applies To
  • Diaphragmitis
  • Paralysis of diaphragm
  • Relaxation of diaphragm
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 519.4:
  • Diaphragmitis 519.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • diaphragm 519.4
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • diaphragm 519.4
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • diaphragm (flaccid) 519.4
      • due to accidental section of phrenic nerve during procedure 998.2
  • Relaxation
    • diaphragm 519.4
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