ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 18, 2018

See: Acute sinusitis

J01 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Acute sinusitis
Use Additional Code
  • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
  • acute abscess of sinus
  • acute empyema of sinus
  • acute infection of sinus
  • acute inflammation of sinus
  • acute suppuration of sinus

More specific codes for Acute sinusitis

  • J01.0 - Acute maxillary sinusitis
    • J01.00 - Acute maxillary sinusitis, unspecified
    • J01.01 - Acute recurrent maxillary sinusitis
  • J01.1 - Acute frontal sinusitis
    • J01.10 - Acute frontal sinusitis, unspecified
    • J01.11 - Acute recurrent frontal sinusitis
  • J01.2 - Acute ethmoidal sinusitis
    • J01.20 - Acute ethmoidal sinusitis, unspecified
    • J01.21 - Acute recurrent ethmoidal sinusitis
  • J01.3 - Acute sphenoidal sinusitis
    • J01.30 - Acute sphenoidal sinusitis, unspecified
    • J01.31 - Acute recurrent sphenoidal sinusitis
  • J01.4 - Acute pansinusitis
    • J01.40 - Acute pansinusitis, unspecified
    • J01.41 - Acute recurrent pansinusitis
  • J01.8 - Other acute sinusitis
    • J01.80 - Other acute sinusitis
    • J01.81 - Other acute recurrent sinusitis
  • J01.9 - Acute sinusitis, unspecified
    • J01.90 - Acute sinusitis, unspecified
    • J01.91 - Acute recurrent sinusitis, unspecified
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See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J01 Acute sinusitis

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.