Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.1

Polyp of vocal cord and larynx

  • J38.1 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, J38.1 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Description Synonyms
  • Laryngeal polyp
  • Polyp of larynx
  • Polyp of vocal cord
  • Vocal cord polyp
Type 1 Excludes
  • adenomatous polyps (D14.1)
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 23 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 J38.1 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 J38.1 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM J38.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth & throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth & throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth & 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: