ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 20, 2017

See: Diphtheria

  ICD-10 Code for Laryngeal diphtheria A36.2

A36.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A36.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A30-A49 Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
Category A36 Diphtheria

• 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
  • Diphtheritic laryngotracheitis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Laryngeal diphtheria”

  • Angina(attack) (cardiac) (chest) (heart) (pectoris) (syndrome) (vasomotor) - I20.9
    • stridulous, diphtheritic - A36.2
  • Croup, croupous(catarrhal) (infectious) (inflammatory) (nondiphtheritic) - J05.0
  • Cynanche
    • diphtheritic - A36.2
  • Diphtheria, diphtheritic(gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) - A36.9
    • laryngeal - A36.2
  • Laryngismus(stridulus) - J38.5
    • diphtheritic - A36.2
  • Laryngitis(acute) (edematous) (fibrinous) (infective) (infiltrative) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (septic) (subglottic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) - J04.0
    • diphtheritic - A36.2
  • Laryngotracheitis(acute) (Infectional) (infective) (viral) - J04.2
    • diphtheritic - A36.2
  • Paralysis, paralytic(complete) (incomplete) - G83.9
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • larynx(aphthous) (contact) - J38.7
      • diphtheritic - A36.2
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.