Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A36.0

Short Description: Pharyngeal diphtheria

Long Description: Pharyngeal diphtheria

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Diphtheria (A36)
        • A36.0 Pharyngeal diphtheria

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A36.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Diphtheritic membranous angina
    • Tonsillar diphtheria

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A36.0 Right Arrow 032.0 Faucial diphtheria
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 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

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A36 Diphtheria
2 A36.1 Nasopharyngeal diphtheria
3 A36.2 Laryngeal diphtheria
4 A36.3 Cutaneous diphtheria
5 A36.8 Other diphtheria
6 A36.81 Diphtheritic cardiomyopathy
7 A36.82 Diphtheritic radiculomyelitis
8 A36.83 Diphtheritic polyneuritis
9 A36.84 Diphtheritic tubulo-interstitial nephropathy
10 A36.85 Diphtheritic cystitis
11 A36.86 Diphtheritic conjunctivitis
12 A36.89 Other diphtheritic complications
13 A36.9 Diphtheria, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018