ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 12, 2017

See: Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]

  ICD-10 Code for Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold] J00

J00 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J00 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J00-J06 Acute upper respiratory infections (J00-J06)
Category J00 Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute rhinitis
  • Coryza (acute)
  • Infective nasopharyngitis NOS
  • Infective rhinitis
  • Nasal catarrh, acute
  • Nasopharyngitis NOS
Excludes1
  • acute pharyngitis (J02.-)
  • acute sore throat NOS (J02.9)
  • pharyngitis NOS (J02.9)
  • rhinitis NOS (J31.0)
  • sore throat NOS (J02.9)
Excludes2
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]”

  • Catarrh, catarrhal(acute) (febrile) (infectious) (inflammation) - J00See also condition
  • Cold - J00
    • common(head) - J00
    • head - J00
    • symptoms - J00
    • virus - J00
  • Common
    • cold(head) - J00
  • Coryza(acute) - J00
  • Drip, postnasal(chronic) - R09.82
    • due to
      • common cold - J00
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • catarrhal(acute) - J00
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory(with exudation)
    • catarrhal - J00
  • Nasopharyngitis(acute) (infective) (streptococcal) (subacute) - J00
  • Postnasal drip - R09.82
    • due to
      • common cold - J00
  • Rhinitis(atrophic) (catarrhal) (chronic) (croupous) (fibrinous) (granulomatous) (hyperplastic) (hypertrophic) (membranous) (obstructive) (purulent) (suppurative) (ulcerative) - J31.0
    • acute - J00
    • infective - J00
    • pneumococcal - J00
  • Symptoms NEC - R68.89
    • cold - J00
    • viral cold - J00
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Questions related to J00 Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]

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