Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.1

Polyp of vocal cord and larynx

    2016 Billable/Specific Code

  • J38.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after Oct 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J38.1. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Approximate Synonyms
  • Laryngeal polyp
  • Polyp of larynx
  • Polyp of vocal cord
  • Vocal cord polyp
Type 1 Excludes
  • adenomatous polyps (D14.1)
ICD-10-CM J38.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM J38.1 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM J38.1: