ICD-10-CM Code for Acute tonsillitis J03

ICD-10 code J03 for Acute tonsillitis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the respiratory system .

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Acute tonsillitis
Excludes1: acute sore throat (J02.-)
hypertrophy of tonsils (J35.1)
peritonsillar abscess (J36)
sore throat NOS (J02.9)
streptococcal sore throat (J02.0)
Excludes2: chronic tonsillitis (J35.0)
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