• chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (J44.0)
  1. J05 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] and epiglottitis

    Use additional code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.

    1. J05.0 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup]

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Obstructive laryngitis (acute) NOS
      • Obstructive laryngotracheitis NOS
    2. J05.1 Acute epiglottitis

      1. J05.10 Acute epiglottitis without obstruction

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Epiglottitis NOS
      2. J05.11 Acute epiglottitis with obstruction

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.