ICD-10-CM Code for Acute pharyngitis, unspecified J02.9

ICD-10 code J02.9 for Acute pharyngitis, unspecified is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the respiratory system .

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Acute pharyngitis, unspecified
Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
Sore throat (acute) NOS
Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
Excludes1: influenza virus with other respiratory manifestations (J09.X2, J10.1, J11.1)


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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