Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 465.9
Acute upper respiratory infections of unspecified site
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Acute uri NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 465.9 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 465.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute upper respiratory infection
  • Acute URI
  • Disorder of upper respiratory system
  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Upper respiratory system disease
  • Upper respiratory tract disease
  • Upper respiratory tract infection (uri)
  • Uri
  • URI (upper respiratory infection)
Applies To
  • Acute URI NOS
  • Upper respiratory infection (acute)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 465.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J06.9 Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 465.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • 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
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • respiratory 519.8
      • chronic 519.8
      • influenzal (acute) (upper) (see also Influenza) 487.1
      • lung 518.89
      • rhinovirus 460
      • syncytial virus 079.6
      • upper (acute) (infectious) NEC 465.9
        • with flu, grippe, or influenza (see also Influenza) 487.1
        • influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.1
        • multiple sites NEC 465.8
        • streptococcal 034.0
        • viral NEC 465.9
  • 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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