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

See: Paralysis of vocal cords and larynx

  ICD-10 Code for Paralysis of vocal cords & larynx, unilateral J38.01

J38.01 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J38.01 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J30-J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract (J30-J39)
Category J38 Diseases of vocal cords and larynx, not elsewhere classified

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