Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.1

Polyp of vocal cord and larynx

    2015 Billable Code

  • J38.1 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • 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.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J38.1. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Description 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 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: