ICD-10-CM Code for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation J44.1

ICD-10 code J44.1 for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the respiratory system .

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with (acute) exacerbation
Decompensated COPD
Decompensated COPD with (acute) exacerbation
Excludes2: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] with acute bronchitis (J44.0)
lung diseases due to external agents (J60-J70)


Includes: asthma with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
chronic asthmatic (obstructive) bronchitis
chronic bronchitis with airway obstruction
chronic bronchitis with emphysema
chronic emphysematous bronchitis
chronic obstructive asthma
chronic obstructive bronchitis
chronic obstructive tracheobronchitis

Excludes1: chronic bronchitis NOS (J42)
chronic simple and mucopurulent bronchitis (J41.-)
chronic tracheitis (J42)
chronic tracheobronchitis (J42)

Excludes2: bronchiectasis (J47.-)
emphysema without chronic bronchitis (J43.-)

Code also: type of asthma, if applicable (J45.-)

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