ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017

See: Chronic laryngitis and laryngotracheitis

J37 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 laryngitis and laryngotracheitis
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify:
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
  • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • infectious agent (B95-B97)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)

More specific codes for Chronic laryngitis and laryngotracheitis

  • J37.0 - Chronic laryngitis
  • J37.1 - Chronic laryngotracheitis
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to J37
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J37 Chronic laryngitis and laryngotracheitis

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.