Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.3
Hemoptysis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 786.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Coughing or spitting up blood from the respiratory tract.
  • Coughing up blood from the respiratory tract.
  • Expectoration or spitting of blood originating from any part of the respiratory tract, usually from hemorrhage in the lung parenchyma (pulmonary alveoli) and the bronchial arteries.
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