Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.07
Wheezing
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 786.07 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 786.07 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a high-pitched, whistling sound during breathing. It results from the narrowing or obstruction of the respiratory airways.
  • A symptom and a finding during physical examination, characterized by a high-pitched, whistling sound during breathing. It results from the narrowing or obstruction of the respiratory airways. The most common causes of wheezing are asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tracheobronchitis, and pulmonary edema.
786.07 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.07 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R06.2 Wheezing
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.07:
  • Respiration
    • wheezing 786.07
  • Wheezing 786.07
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