Name Asbestosis
Type Disease or Syndrome
Group Respiratory
Data Sources

Clinical Terminologies Read Version 2
Codelists kuan_asbestosis_aKBkTvknVPpHysgFT2wjGs_Read2.csv kuan_asbestosis_aKBkTvknVPpHysgFT2wjGs_ICD10.csv
Valid Event Data Range 01/01/1999 - 01/07/2016
Sex Female
Authors Kuan V, Denaxas S, Gonzalez-Izquierdo A, Direk K, Bhatti O, Husain S, Sutaria S, Hingorani M, Nitsch D, Parisinos C, Lumbers T, Mathur R, Sofat R, Casas JP, Wong I, Hemingway H, Hingorani A
Agreement Date 20 May 2019
Version (UUID) 1 (aKBkTvknVPpHysgFT2wjGs)

Primary care

Disease Readcode Medcode ReadcodeDescr Category
Asbestosis H410.00 5005.0 Pleural plaque disease due to asbestosis History of Asbestosis
Asbestosis H410.11 100994.0 Asbestos-induced pleural plaque History of Asbestosis
Asbestosis H41..00 8303.0 Asbestosis Diagnosis of Asbestosis
Asbestosis H41z.00 51410.0 Asbestosis NOS Diagnosis of Asbestosis

Secondary care


Disease ICD10code ICD10codeDescr Category
Asbestosis J61 Pneumoconiosis due to asbestos and other mineral fibres Diagnosis of Asbestosis


At the specified date, a patient is defined as having had 'Asbestosis' IF they meet the criteria for any of the following on or before the specified date. The earliest date on which the individual meets any of the following criteria on or before the specified date is defined as the first event date:

Primary care
1. 'Asbestosis' diagnosis or history of diagnosis during a consultation 
Secondary care (ICD10)
1. ALL diagnoses of 'Asbestosis' or history of diagnosis during a hospitalization


Kuan V., Denaxas S., Gonzalez-Izquierdo A. et al. A chronological map of 308 physical and mental health conditions from 4 million individuals in the National Health Service. The Lancet Digital Health - DOI 10.1016/S2589-7500(19)30012-3