ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Other diseases of pharynx J39.2

J39.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J39.2 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 J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract

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Inclusion Term
  • Cyst of pharynx
  • Edema of pharynx
Excludes2
  • chronic pharyngitis (J31.2)
  • ulcerative pharyngitis (J02.9)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other diseases of pharynx”

  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Bursitis - M71.9
    • Thornwaldt, Tornwaldt - J39.2
  • Cicatrix(adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) - L90.5See also Scar
    • hypopharynx - J39.2
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
    • throat - J39.2
  • Cyst(colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • bursa, bursal NEC - M71.30
      • pharyngeal - J39.2
    • hypopharynx - J39.2
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharynx(wall) - J39.2
    • Thornwaldt's - J39.2
    • Tornwaldt's - J39.2
  • Deformity - Q89.9
  • Dilatation
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • pharynx - J39.2
      • specified NEC - J39.2
    • throat - J39.2
  • Dry, drynessSee also condition
    • throat - J39.2
  • Edema, edematous(infectious) (pitting) (toxic) - R60.9
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Fistula(cutaneous) - L98.8
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharyngoesophageal - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Gangrene, gangrenous(connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) - I96See also Necrosis
    • retropharyngeal - J39.2
  • Hyperesthesia(body surface) - R20.3
    • pharynx(reflex) - J39.2
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • pharynx(lymphoid) - J39.2
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Irritation
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Keratosis - L57.0
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Lesion(s) (nontraumatic)
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Pain(s) - R52See also Painful
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Paralysis, paralytic(complete) (incomplete) - G83.9
    • fauces - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
    • throat - J39.2
      • muscle - J39.2
  • Perforation, perforated(nontraumatic) (of)
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Pharyngoplegia - J39.2
  • Polyp, polypus
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Reflex - R29.2
    • hyperactive gag - J39.2
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity(s) - R25.2See also condition
    • pharynx(reflex) - J39.2
    • throat - J39.2
  • StrictureSee also Stenosis
    • hypopharynx - J39.2
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
  • Tornwaldt's cyst or disease - J39.2
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • fauces - J39.2
    • hypopharynx - J39.2
    • nasopharynx - J39.2
    • pharynx - J39.2
    • throat - J39.2
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.