Silicosis of the lung (pneumoconiosis)
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|Dx:||Silicosis of the lung (pneumoconiosis)|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||Restrictive Lung Disease, Pneumoconiosis|
|Charlson/ALERT Scale:||Chronic pulmonary disease|
|APACHE Como Component:||Respiratory|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
This diagnosis is a part of ICD10 collection.
- silicosis due to talc, also known as "talcosis" (Talc IS a silica)
When substances other than air are inhaled they can cause various problems; if one is present, others might be.
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