Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 513.0
Abscess of lung
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 513.0 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 513.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of lung with pneumonia
  • Lung abscess
  • Lung abscess w pneumonia
  • Lung abscess with pneumonia
  • Pulmonary gangrene
  • Pulmonary necrosis
Applies To
  • Abscess (multiple) of lung
  • Gangrenous or necrotic pneumonia
  • Pulmonary gangrene or necrosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 513.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM J85.0 Gangrene and necrosis of lung
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM J85.1 Abscess of lung with pneumonia
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM J85.2 Abscess of lung without pneumonia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 513.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • lung (miliary) (putrid) 513.0
      • amebic (with liver abscess) 006.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • lung 513.0
    • pneumonia 513.0
    • pulmonary 513.0
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • lung 513.0
    • pneumonia 513.0
    • pulmonary 513.0
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • gangrenous 513.0
    • necrotic 513.0
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • lung 513.0
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