Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 793.11
Solitary pulmonary nodule
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 793.11 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 793.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Pulmonary nodule
  • Solitary nodule of lung
Clinical Information
  • A single lung lesion that is characterized by a small round mass of tissue, usually less than 1 cm in diameter, and can be detected by chest radiography. A solitary pulmonary nodule can be associated with neoplasm, tuberculosis, cyst, or other anomalies in the lung, the chest wall, or the pleura
Applies To
  • Coin lesion lung
  • Solitary pulmonary nodule, subsegmental branch of the bronchial tree
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 793.11 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R91.1 Solitary pulmonary nodule
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 793.11:
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • lung field (shadow) 793.19
      • coin lesion 793.11
  • Lesion(s)
    • coin, lung 793.11
  • Nodule(s), nodular
    • lung
      • emphysematous 492.8
      • solitary 793.11
    • pulmonary, solitary (subsegmental branch of the bronchial tree) 793.11
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