Other diseases of upper respiratory tract J39-

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as J39. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute respiratory infection NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J22

    Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection

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    Applicable To
    • Acute (lower) respiratory (tract) infection NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • upper respiratory infection (acute) (J06.9)
    J22
    )
  • acute upper respiratory infection (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J06.9

    Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Upper respiratory disease, acute
    • Upper respiratory infection NOS
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent, if known, such as:
    • respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (B97.4)
    J06.9
    )
  • upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J68.2

    Upper respiratory inflammation due to chemicals, gases, fumes and vapors, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    J68.2
    )
Codes
  • J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract
    • J39.0 Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess
    • J39.1 Other abscess of pharynx
    • J39.2 Other diseases of pharynx
    • J39.3 Upper respiratory tract hypersensitivity reaction, site unspecified
    • J39.8 Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract
    • J39.9 Disease of upper respiratory tract, unspecified