Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 495.0
Farmers' lung
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 495.0 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 495.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Farmers lung
Clinical Information
  • Systemic and pulmonary reactions resulting from inhalation of dust from moldy hay, threshing dust, or moldy straw, by persons who have become hypersensitive to antigens in the dust; most often associated with inhalation of spores of micromonospora faeni or thermoactinomyces vulgaris.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 495.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J67.0 Farmer's lung
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 495.0:
  • Farmers'
    • lung 495.0
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • lung (atrophic) (capillary) (chronic) (confluent) (massive) (perialveolar) (peribronchial) 515
      • with
        • anthracosilicosis (occupational) 500
        • anthracosis (occupational) 500
        • asbestosis (occupational) 501
        • bagassosis (occupational) 495.1
        • bauxite 503
        • berylliosis (occupational) 503
        • byssinosis (occupational) 504
        • calcicosis (occupational) 502
        • chalicosis (occupational) 502
        • dust reticulation (occupational) 504
        • farmers' lung 495.0
        • gannister disease (occupational) 502
        • graphite 503
        • pneumonoconiosis (occupational) 505
        • pneumosiderosis (occupational) 503
        • siderosis (occupational) 503
        • silicosis (occupational) 502
        • tuberculosis (see also Tuberculosis) 011.4
      • diffuse (idiopathic) (interstitial) 516.31
      • due to
        • bauxite 503
        • fumes or vapors (chemical) (inhalation) 506.4
        • graphite 503
      • following radiation 508.1
      • postinflammatory 515
      • silicotic (massive) (occupational) 502
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 011.4
  • Harvester lung 495.0
  • Pneumoconiosis (due to) (inhalation of) 505
    • moldy hay 495.0
  • Threshers' lung 495.0
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