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Code: J43

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Emphysema

Block: Chronic lower respiratory diseases (J40-J47) Excludes 1: bronchitis due to chemicals, gases, fumes and

Details: EmphysemaExcludes 1: compensatory emphysema (J98.3)emphysema due to inhalation of chemicals

Guidelines: Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99) Note: When a respiratory condition is described as oc

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Emphysema is an included term under the heading of COPD at J44 so if the documentation states COPD with emphysema then it is coded as COPD. However, if only emphysema is documented the correct code is J43.9.