1. J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract


    • acute respiratory infection NOS (J22)
    • acute upper respiratory infection (J06.9)
    • upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors (J68.2)
    1. J39.0 Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Peripharyngeal abscess
    2. J39.1 Other abscess of pharynx

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Cellulitis of pharynx
      • Nasopharyngeal abscess
    3. J39.2 Other diseases of pharynx

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Cyst of pharynx
      • Edema of pharynx
    4. J39.3 Upper respiratory tract hypersensitivity reaction, site unspecified

    5. J39.8 Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract

    6. J39.9 Disease of upper respiratory tract, 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.