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Emphysema

Definition: A chronic lung disease characterized by decreased numbers of alveoli and eventual destruction of alveoli walls. Caused by genetic defects and smoking.

Pronunciation: em″fĭ-se´mah

Body System: Respiratory

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: emphysema

CodeDescription
J43.0 Unilateral pulmonary emphysema [MacLeod's syndrome]
J43.1 Panlobular emphysema
J43.2 Centrilobular emphysema
J43.8 Other emphysema
J43.9 Emphysema, unspecified
J98.2 Interstitial emphysema
J98.3 Compensatory emphysema
P25.0 Interstitial emphysema originating in the perinatal period
P25.8 Other conditions related to interstitial emphysema originating in the perinatal period
T79.7XXA Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema, initial encounter
T79.7XXD Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema, subsequent encounter
T79.7XXS Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema, sequela
T81.82XA Emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure, initial encounter
T81.82XD Emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure, subsequent encounter
T81.82XS Emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure, sequela
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