463 ACUTE TONSILLITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 463

Short Description: Acute tonsillitis

Long Description: Acute tonsillitis

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the respiratory system (460–519)
    • Acute respiratory infections (460-466)
      • 463 Acute tonsillitis
        • 463 Acute tonsillitis

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 463 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Adenoiditis 474.01
    • acute 463
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • tonsillitis (acute) 463
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • adenoid (chronic) 474.01
      • acute 463
      • and tonsil (chronic) 474.02
        • acute or subacute 463
    • tonsil (faucial) (lingual) (pharyngeal) 474.00
      • acute or subacute 463
  • Tonsillitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (follicular) (gangrenous) (infective) (lacunar) (lingual) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (purulent) (septic) (staphylococcal) (subacute) (suppurative) (toxic) (ulcerative) (vesicular) (viral) 463
    • with influenza, flu, or grippe (see also Influenza) 487.1
    • chronic 474.00
    • diphtheritic (membranous) 032.0
    • hypertrophic 474.00
    • influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.1
    • parenchymatous 475
    • streptococcal 034.0
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 012.8
    • Vincent's 101

Crosswalk Information

The code 463 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
463 Right Arrow J03.90 Acute tonsillitis, unspecified
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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.

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