D firstname.lastname@example.org Contributor Messages 22 Location Garner, NC Best answers 0 Feb 22, 2012 #1 Need a code for "trapped lung" . Pt had an open complete decortication of rt lung and dx used was trapped lung. All I've been able to come up with is 518.89. Pt has had recurrent bloody pleural effusion also. Any suggestions??? Thx in advance!