Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 519.2
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 519.2 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 519.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • An inflammatory process affecting the mediastinum
  • Inflammation of the mediastinum, the area between the pleural sacs
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 519.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM J98.5 Diseases of mediastinum, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 519.2:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • mediastinum 519.2
  • Mediastinitis (acute) (chronic) 519.2
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 012.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 519.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.