2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J06.9

Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified

Applicable To
  • Upper respiratory disease, acute
  • Upper respiratory infection NOS
The following code(s) above J06.9 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to J06.9:
  • J00-J99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J99

    Diseases of the respiratory system

    Note
    • When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Use Additional
    • code, where applicable, to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Diseases of the respiratory system
  • J00-J06
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J06

    Acute upper respiratory infections

    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (J44.0)
    • influenza virus with other respiratory manifestations (J09.X2, J10.1, J11.1)
    Acute upper respiratory infections
  • J06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J06

    Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory infection NOS (J22)
    • streptococcal pharyngitis (J02.0)
    Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM J06.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to J06.9:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J06.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J06.9
J04.3 Supraglottitis, unspecified
J04.30 …… without obstruction
J04.31 …… with obstruction
J05 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup] and epiglottitis
J05.0 Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup]
J05.1 Acute epiglottitis
J05.10 …… without obstruction
J05.11 …… with obstruction
J06 Acute upper respiratory infections of multiple and unspecified sites
J06.0 Acute laryngopharyngitis
J06.9 Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified
J09 Influenza due to certain identified influenza viruses
J09.X Influenza due to identified novel influenza A virus
J09.X1 …… with pneumonia
J09.X2 …… with other respiratory manifestations
J09.X3 …… with gastrointestinal manifestations
J09.X9 …… with other manifestations
J10 Influenza due to other identified influenza virus
J10.0 Influenza due to other identified influenza virus with pneumonia
J10.00 Influenza due to other identified influenza virus with unspecified type of pneumonia
J10.01 Influenza due to other identified influenza virus with the same other identified influenza virus pneumonia

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