ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 24, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea & bronchus A15.5

A15.5 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A15.5 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A15-A19 Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
Category A15 Respiratory tuberculosis

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

• Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using

1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Tuberculosis of bronchus
  • Tuberculosis of glottis
  • Tuberculosis of larynx
  • Tuberculosis of trachea
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus”

  • Bronchitis(diffuse) (fibrinous) (hypostatic) (infective) (membranous) - J40
    • caseous(tuberculous) - A15.5
    • tuberculous - A15.5
  • Broncholithiasis - J98.09
    • tuberculous NEC - A15.5
  • Fistula(cutaneous) - L98.8
  • Laryngitis(acute) (edematous) (fibrinous) (infective) (infiltrative) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (septic) (subglottic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) - J04.0
    • tuberculous - A15.5
  • Laryngotracheitis(acute) (Infectional) (infective) (viral) - J04.2
    • tuberculous - A15.5
  • Stenosis, stenotic(cicatricial)See also Stricture
  • StrictureSee also Stenosis
  • Tracheitis(catarrhal) (infantile) (membranous) (plastic) (septal) (suppurative) (viral) - J04.10
    • with
    • tuberculous - A15.5
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous(calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) - A15.9
    • bronchi, bronchial, bronchus - A15.5
      • fistula - A15.5
    • bronchitis - A15.5
    • bronchorrhagia - A15.5
    • bronchotracheal - A15.5
    • epiglottis - A15.5
    • glottis - A15.5
    • laryngitis - A15.5
    • larynx - A15.5
    • peribronchitis - A15.5
    • perichondritis, larynx - A15.5
    • trachea, tracheal - A15.5
    • tracheobronchial - A15.5
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.