ICD-10-CM Code for Acute pharyngitis J02

ICD-10 code J02 for Acute pharyngitis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the respiratory system .

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Acute pharyngitis
Includes: acute sore throat
Excludes1: acute laryngopharyngitis (J06.0)
peritonsillar abscess (J36)
pharyngeal abscess (J39.1)
retropharyngeal abscess (J39.0)
Excludes2: chronic pharyngitis (J31.2)
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