ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017
J35.0 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
Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis
Excludes2
  • acute tonsillitis (J03.-)

More specific codes for Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis

  • J35.01 - Chronic tonsillitis
  • J35.02 - Chronic adenoiditis
  • J35.03 - Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis
See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J35.0 Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis

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.