Scarlet fever A38-

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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 (A38) and the excluded code together.
  • streptococcal sore throat (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.0

    Streptococcal pharyngitis

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    Applicable To
    • Septic pharyngitis
    • Streptococcal sore throat
    Type 2 Excludes
Includes Help
"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • scarlatina
Clinical Information
  • A streptococcal infection, mainly occuring among children, that is characterized by a red skin rash, sore throat, and fever.
  • Infection with group a streptococci that is characterized by tonsillitis and pharyngitis. An erythematous rash is commonly present.
  • A38 Scarlet fever
    • A38.0 Scarlet fever with otitis media
    • A38.1 Scarlet fever with myocarditis
    • A38.8 Scarlet fever with other complications
    • A38.9 Scarlet fever, uncomplicated