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    Code: J90

    Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified

    Block: Other diseases of the pleura (J90-J94)

    Details: Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified
    Encysted pleurisy
    Pleural effusion NOS
    Pleurisy with effusion (exudative) (serous)

    Excludes 1: chylous (pleural) effusion (J94.0)
    malignant pleural effusion (J91.0))
    pleurisy NOS (R09.1)
    tuberculous pleural effusion (A15.6)

    Guidelines: Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
    Use additional code, where applicable, to identify:exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    history of tobacco use (Z87.891)
    occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    tobacco use (Z72.0)

    Note: When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).

    Excludes 2: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    neoplasms (C00-D49)
    smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
    symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)

    For more details on J90, ICD-10 Code for Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified , visit: https://coder.aapc.com/icd-10-codes/