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

See: Acute epiglottitis

  ICD-10 Code for Acute epiglottitis with obstruction J05.11

J05.11 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J05.11 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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Related Terms to “Acute epiglottitis with obstruction”

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Questions related to J05.11 Acute epiglottitis with obstruction

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