Pyothorax J86

  • J86 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J86 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J86 - other international versions of ICD-10 J86 may differ.
Use Additional:
  • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • abscess of lung (J85.-)
  • pyothorax due to tuberculosis (A15.6)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.