• chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (J44.0)
  1. J02 Acute pharyngitis


    • acute sore throat


    • acute laryngopharyngitis (J06.0)
    • peritonsillar abscess (J36)
    • pharyngeal abscess (J39.1)
    • retropharyngeal abscess (J39.0)


    • chronic pharyngitis (J31.2)
    1. J02.0 Streptococcal pharyngitis

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Septic pharyngitis
      • Streptococcal sore throat
    2. J02.8 Acute pharyngitis due to other specified organisms

    3. J02.9 Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
      • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
      • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
      • Sore throat (acute) NOS
      • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
      • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
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.