ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Edema of larynx J38.4

J38.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J38.4 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
  • Edema (of) glottis
  • Subglottic edema
  • Supraglottic edema
  • acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] (J05.0)
  • edematous laryngitis (J04.0)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Edema of larynx”

  • Edema, edematous(infectious) (pitting) (toxic) - R60.9
    • glottis, glottic, glottidis(obstructive) (passive) - J38.4
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.