1. A36 Diphtheria

    1. A36.0 Pharyngeal diphtheria

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Diphtheritic membranous angina
      • Tonsillar diphtheria
    2. A36.1 Nasopharyngeal diphtheria

    3. A36.2 Laryngeal diphtheria

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Diphtheritic laryngotracheitis
    4. A36.3 Cutaneous diphtheria

    5. A36.8 Other diphtheria

      1. A36.81 Diphtheritic cardiomyopathy

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Diphtheritic myocarditis
      2. A36.82 Diphtheritic radiculomyelitis

      3. A36.83 Diphtheritic polyneuritis

      4. A36.84 Diphtheritic tubulo-interstitial nephropathy

      5. A36.85 Diphtheritic cystitis

      6. A36.86 Diphtheritic conjunctivitis

      7. A36.89 Other diphtheritic complications

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Diphtheritic peritonitis
    6. A36.9 Diphtheria, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.