Chapter X

Diseases of the respiratory system

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: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period ( P00-P96 )
certain infectious and parasitic diseases ( A00-B99 )
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium ( O00-O99 )
congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities ( Q00-Q99 )
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases ( E00-E90 )
injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes ( S00-T98 )
neoplasms ( C00-D48 )
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified ( R00-R99 )

This chapter contains the following blocks:
J00-J06 Acute upper respiratory infections
J09-J18 Influenza and pneumonia
J20-J22 Other acute lower respiratory infections
J30-J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract
J40-J47 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
J60-J70 Lung diseases due to external agents
J80-J84 Other respiratory diseases principally affecting the interstitium
J85-J86 Suppurative and necrotic conditions of lower respiratory tract
J90-J94 Other diseases of pleura
J95-J99 Other diseases of the respiratory system

Asterisk categories for this chapter are provided as follows:
J17* Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere
J91* Pleural effusion in conditions classified elsewhere
J99* Respiratory disorders in diseases classified elsewhere

Processed on 11/12/2006 M.S. Source: World Health Organization © Copyright WHO/DIMDI 1994/2006