ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019

See: Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] and epiglottitis

  ICD-10 Code for Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] J05.0

J05.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J05.0 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 J05 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] and epiglottitis

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Inclusion Term
  • Obstructive laryngitis (acute) NOS
  • Obstructive laryngotracheitis NOS
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Related Terms to “Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup]”

  • Angina(attack) (cardiac) (chest) (heart) (pectoris) (syndrome) (vasomotor) - I20.9
    • croupous - J05.0
    • membranous - J05.0
    • trachealis - J05.0
  • Croup, croupous(catarrhal) (infectious) (inflammatory) (nondiphtheritic) - J05.0
  • Laryngitis(acute) (edematous) (fibrinous) (infective) (infiltrative) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (septic) (subglottic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) - J04.0
    • obstructive - J05.0
    • spasmodic - J05.0
    • stridulous - J05.0
  • Laryngotracheitis(acute) (Infectional) (infective) (viral) - J04.2
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • croup - J05.0
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Questions related to J05.0 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup]

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