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

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

  ICD-10 Code for Other diseases of larynx J38.7

J38.7 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J38.7 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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Inclusion Term
  • Abscess of larynx
  • Cellulitis of larynx
  • Disease of larynx NOS
  • Necrosis of larynx
  • Pachyderma of larynx
  • Perichondritis of larynx
  • Ulcer of larynx
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Related Terms to “Other diseases of larynx”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • epiglottis - J38.7
    • larynx - J38.7
    • postlaryngeal - J38.7
    • retrolaryngeal - J38.7
  • Adhesions, adhesive(postinfective) - K66.0
    • epiglottis - J38.7
  • Ankylosis(fibrous) (osseous) (joint) - M24.60
    • cricoarytenoid(cartilage) (joint) (larynx) - J38.7
  • Aphthae, aphthousSee also condition
  • Arthropathy - M12.9See also Arthritis
    • cricoarytenoid - J38.7
  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Calcification
    • larynx(senile) - J38.7
  • Cellulitis(diffuse) (phlegmonous) (septic) (suppurative) - L03.90
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Change(s) (in) (of)See also Removal
    • hyperplastic larynx - J38.7
  • Cicatrix(adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) - L90.5See also Scar
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Cyst(colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • arytenoid - J38.7
    • epiglottis - J38.7
    • larynx - J38.7
    • vallecula, vallecular(epiglottis) - J38.7
  • Deformity - Q89.9
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Dry, drynessSee also condition
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Fissure, fissured
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Fistula(cutaneous) - L98.8
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Fixation
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Granuloma - L92.9
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Hyperesthesia(body surface) - R20.3
    • larynx(reflex) - J38.7
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • larynx NEC - J38.7
  • Laryngofissure - J38.7
  • Laryngoptosis - J38.7
  • Laryngotracheitis(acute) (Infectional) (infective) (viral) - J04.2
    • pachydermic - J38.7
  • Leukoplakia
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Necrosis, necrotic(ischemic)See also Gangrene
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Node(s)See also Nodule
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Nodule, nodular(s)
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Ossification
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Pachyderma, pachydermia - L85.9
    • larynx(verrucosa) - J38.7
  • Perichondritis
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • laryngeal muscles or ventricle - J38.7
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • larynx - J38.7
  • Thickening
    • larynx - J38.7
    • subepiglottic - J38.7
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • epiglottis - J38.7
    • glottis - J38.7
    • larynx(aphthous) (contact) - J38.7
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