J13: Pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
Your lungs are inflamed. Your lung inflammation was caused by bacteria.
The lungs are on the left and right side of the ribcage. They are also connected to the nose and mouth via the bronchial tubes and windpipe.
In your case, the lung inflammation is caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
A lung inflammation can cause various symptoms. These include shortness of breath, coughing and a high temperature.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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