2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.81

Nasal mucositis (ulcerative)

Code Also
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  • type of associated therapy, such as:
  • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T45.1X

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T45.1X-
    )
  • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y84.2

    Radiological procedure and radiotherapy as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Y84.2
    )
Type 2 Excludes
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  • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K92.81

    Gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Code Also
    • type of associated therapy, such as:
    • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (T45.1X-)
    • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (Y84.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (N76.81)
    • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (J34.81)
    • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (K12.3-)
    K92.81
    )
  • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.81

    Mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    Code Also
    • type of associated therapy, such as:
    • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (T45.1X-)
    • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (Y84.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (J34.81)
    • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (K12.3-)
    N76.81
    )
  • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.3

    Oral mucositis (ulcerative)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Mucositis (oral) (oropharyneal)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (N76.81)
    • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (J34.81)
    K12.3-
    )
The following code(s) above J34.81 contain annotation back-references
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  • 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 J34.81:
  • J00-J99
    2019 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
  • J34
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34

    Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • varicose ulcer of nasal septum (I86.8)
    Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM J34.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert J34.81 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to J34.81:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J34.81:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J34.81
J33.0 Polyp of nasal cavity
J33.1 Polypoid sinus degeneration
J33.8 Other polyp of sinus
J33.9 Nasal polyp, unspecified
J34 Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.0 Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose
J34.1 Cyst and mucocele of nose and nasal sinus
J34.2 Deviated nasal septum
J34.3 Hypertrophy of nasal turbinates
J34.8 Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.81 Nasal mucositis (ulcerative)
J34.89 Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.9 Unspecified disorder of nose and nasal sinuses
J35 Chronic diseases of tonsils and adenoids
J35.0 Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis
J35.01 Chronic tonsillitis
J35.02 Chronic adenoiditis
J35.03 Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis
J35.1 Hypertrophy of tonsils
J35.2 Hypertrophy of adenoids
J35.3 Hypertrophy of tonsils with hypertrophy of adenoids

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