Acute tonsillitis J03- >

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as J03. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute sore throat (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02
    • J02 Acute pharyngitis
      • J02.0 Streptococcal pharyngitis
      • J02.8 Acute pharyngitis due to other specified orga...
      • J02.9 Acute pharyngitis, unspecified
    J02.-
    )
  • hypertrophy of tonsils (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J35.1

    Hypertrophy of tonsils

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Enlargement of tonsils
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hypertrophy of tonsils with tonsillitis (J35.0-)
    J35.1
    )
  • peritonsillar abscess (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

    Peritonsillar abscess

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Includes
    • abscess of tonsil
    • peritonsillar cellulitis
    • quinsy
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute tonsillitis (J03.-)
    • chronic tonsillitis (J35.0)
    • retropharyngeal abscess (J39.0)
    • tonsillitis NOS (J03.9-)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    J36
    )
  • sore throat NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    J02.9
    )
  • streptococcal sore throat (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.0

    Streptococcal pharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Septic pharyngitis
    • Streptococcal sore throat
    Type 2 Excludes
    J02.0
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (J03) and the excluded code together.
  • chronic tonsillitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J35.0

    Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute tonsillitis (J03.-)
    J35.0
    )
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