ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Acute laryngitis and tracheitis

  ICD-10 Code for Acute laryngitis J04.0

J04.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J04.0 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 J04 Acute laryngitis and tracheitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Edematous laryngitis (acute)
  • Laryngitis (acute) NOS
  • Subglottic laryngitis (acute)
  • Suppurative laryngitis (acute)
  • Ulcerative laryngitis (acute)
Excludes1
  • acute obstructive laryngitis (J05.0)
Excludes2
  • chronic laryngitis (J37.0)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Acute laryngitis”

  • Gangrene, gangrenous(connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) - I96See also Necrosis
    • laryngitis - J04.0
  • Glottitis - J04.0See also Laryngitis
  • Laryngitis(acute) (edematous) (fibrinous) (infective) (infiltrative) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (septic) (subglottic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) - J04.0
    • Hemophilus influenzae - J04.0
    • H. influenzae - J04.0
    • spasmodic - J05.0
      • acute - J04.0
    • streptococcal - J04.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J04.0 Acute laryngitis

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