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Code: B00.2
Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis
Herpesviral pharyngitis
Parent Code Notes: B00
Excludes1: congenital herpesviral infections (P35.2)
Excludes2: anogenital herpesviral infection (A60.-)
gammaherpesviral mononucleosis (B27.0-)
herpangina (B08.5)

Category Notes
Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)

Coding Guidelines
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Includes: diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
Use additional code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
Excludes 1: certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
Excludes 2: carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)

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Good afternoon brothers and sisters in coding,
This one has been racking my brain for a few hours. My pt has HSV2 inside her mouth. I got close with B00.2 but im not confident with the choice.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
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