Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: J04.0

Short Description: Acute laryngitis

Long Description: Acute laryngitis

The code J04.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)
    • Acute upper respiratory infections (J00-J06)
      • Acute laryngitis and tracheitis (J04)
        • J04.0 Acute laryngitis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Acute catarrhal laryngitis
  • Acute edematous laryngitis
  • Acute haemophilus influenzae laryngitis
  • Acute laryngitis
  • Acute membranous laryngitis
  • Acute phlegmonous laryngitis
  • Acute pneumococcal laryngitis
  • Acute simple laryngitis
  • Acute subglottic laryngitis
  • Acute suppurative laryngitis
  • Acute ulcerative laryngitis
  • Adenoviral bronchitis
  • Adenoviral laryngotracheobronchitis
  • Adenoviral respiratory disease
  • Edema of larynx
  • Edematous laryngitis
  • Haemophilus influenzae laryngitis
  • Human papilloma virus infection of vocal cord
  • Infectious disorder of trachea
  • Infective laryngitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngitis due to gastroesophageal reflux
  • Laryngotracheobronchitis
  • Parainfluenza virus laryngitis
  • Pneumococcal laryngitis
  • Streptococcal laryngitis
  • Suppurative laryngitis
  • Traumatic hemorrhagic laryngitis
  • Ulcer of larynx
  • Ulcerative laryngitis
  • Viral laryngitis
  • Viral tracheitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code J04.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Edematous laryngitis (acute)
    • Laryngitis (acute) NOS
    • Subglottic laryngitis (acute)
    • Suppurative laryngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative laryngitis (acute)
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • acute obstructive laryngitis (J05.0)
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • chronic laryngitis (J37.0)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
J04.0 Right Arrow 464.00 Ac laryngitis w/o obst
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
J04 Acute laryngitis and tracheitis
J04.1 Acute tracheitis
J04.10 Acute tracheitis without obstruction
J04.11 Acute tracheitis with obstruction
J04.2 Acute laryngotracheitis
J04.3 Supraglottitis, unspecified
J04.30 Supraglottitis, unspecified, without obstruction
J04.31 Supraglottitis, unspecified, with obstruction

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019