Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 516.5
Adult pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis
  • Billable Code
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)
  • Short description: Adlt pul Langs cell hist.
  • ICD-9-CM 516.5 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 516.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adult pulmonary langerhans cell histiocytosis
Applies To
  • Adult PLCH
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 516.5 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 516.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J84.82 Adult pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 516.5:
  • Histiocytosis (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 277.89
    • adult pulmonary Langerhans cell (PLCH) 516.5
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