Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B00.2

Short Description: Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis

Long Description: Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis

The code B00.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections (B00)
        • B00.2 Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Acute herpes simplex pharyngitis
  • Acute herpes zoster pharyngitis
  • Acute viral pharyngitis
  • Acute viral pharyngitis
  • Allergic contact gingivostomatitis
  • Allergic gingival disease
  • Allergic gingivitis
  • Contact gingivostomatitis
  • Contact gingivostomatitis
  • Contact mucous membrane inflammation
  • Contact mucous membrane inflammation
  • Contact stomatitis
  • Contact stomatitis
  • Gingival disease due to virus
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Herpes zoster infection of oral mucosa
  • Herpetic gingivostomatitis
  • Hypersensitivity gingivitis
  • Hypersensitivity gingivitis
  • Irritant contact gingivostomatitis
  • Oral herpes simplex infection
  • Oral mucosal herpes
  • Oral mucosal herpes
  • Oral mucosal viral disease
  • Oral mucosal viral disease
  • Oral mucosal viral disease
  • Pharyngotonsillitis caused by Human herpes simplex virus
  • Primary herpes simplex
  • Primary oral herpes simplex infection
  • Recurrent oral gingivostomatitis caused by herpes simplex
  • Recurrent oral herpes simplex infection
  • Viral tonsillitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B00.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Herpesviral pharyngitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B00.2 Right Arrow 054.2 Herpetic gingivostomat

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
B00 Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections
B00.0 Eczema herpeticum
B00.1 Herpesviral vesicular dermatitis
B00.3 Herpesviral meningitis
B00.4 Herpesviral encephalitis
B00.5 Herpesviral ocular disease
B00.50 Herpesviral ocular disease, unspecified
B00.51 Herpesviral iridocyclitis
B00.52 Herpesviral keratitis
B00.53 Herpesviral conjunctivitis
B00.59 Other herpesviral disease of eye
B00.7 Disseminated herpesviral disease
B00.8 Other forms of herpesviral infections
B00.81 Herpesviral hepatitis
B00.82 Herpes simplex myelitis
B00.89 Other herpesviral infection
B00.9 Herpesviral infection, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2023