ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017

See: Diseases of vocal cords and larynx, not elsewhere classified

  ICD-10 Code for Nodules of vocal cords J38.2

J38.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J38.2 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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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Chorditis (fibrinous)(nodosa)(tuberosa)
  • Singer's nodes
  • Teacher's nodes
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Nodules of vocal cords”

  • Chorditis(fibrinous) (nodosa) (tuberosa) - J38.2
  • Node(s)See also Nodule
    • singer's - J38.2
    • teacher's - J38.2
    • vocal cord - J38.2
  • Nodule, nodular(s)
    • singer's - J38.2
    • teacher's - J38.2
    • vocal cord - J38.2
  • Singer's node or nodule - J38.2
  • Teacher's node or nodule - J38.2
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.