Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 034.0
Streptococcal sore throat
  • Short description: Strep sore throat.
  • ICD-9-CM 034.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 034.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 034.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 034.0: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute streptococcal tonsillitis
  • Recurrent acute streptococcal tonsillitis
  • Streptococcal pharyngitis
Applies To
  • Septic:
    • angina
    • sore throat
  • Streptococcal:
    • angina
    • laryngitis
    • pharyngitis
    • tonsillitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 034.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J02.0 Streptococcal pharyngitis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J03.00 Acute streptococcal tonsillitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 034.0:
  • Angina (attack) (cardiac) (chest) (effort) (heart) (pectoris) (syndrome) (vasomotor) 413.9
    • erysipelatous 034.0
    • septic 034.0
    • streptococcal 034.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • respiratory (tract) 519.9
      • acute or subacute (upper) NEC 465.9
        • due to fumes or vapors 506.3
        • multiple sites NEC 465.8
        • noninfectious 478.9
        • streptococcal 034.0
      • chronic 519.9
        • arising in the perinatal period 770.7
        • due to fumes or vapors 506.4
      • due to
      • fetus or newborn NEC 770.9
      • obstructive 496
      • smoke inhalation 508.2
      • specified type NEC 519.8
      • upper (acute) (infectious) NEC 465.9
        • multiple sites NEC 465.8
        • noninfectious NEC 478.9
        • streptococcal 034.0
    • salivary gland or duct NEC 527.9
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • pharynx 462
      • septic 034.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • respiratory 519.8
      • chronic 519.8
      • influenzal (acute) (upper) (see also Influenza) 487.1
      • lung 518.89
      • rhinovirus 460
      • syncytial virus 079.6
      • upper (acute) (infectious) NEC 465.9
        • with flu, grippe, or influenza (see also Influenza) 487.1
        • influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.1
        • multiple sites NEC 465.8
        • streptococcal 034.0
        • viral NEC 465.9
    • throat 478.29
      • pneumococcal 462
      • staphylococcal 462
      • streptococcal 034.0
      • viral NEC (see also Pharyngitis) 462
  • Laryngitis (acute) (edematous) (fibrinous) (gangrenous) (infective) (infiltrative) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (septic) (subglottic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) (viral) 464.00
    • streptococcal 034.0
  • Laryngopharyngitis (acute) 465.0
    • septic 034.0
  • Laryngotracheitis (acute) (infectional) (viral) (see also Laryngitis) 464.20
    • streptococcal 034.0
  • Nasopharyngitis (acute) (infective) (subacute) 460
    • septic 034.0
    • streptococcal 034.0
  • Pharyngitis (acute) (catarrhal) (gangrenous) (infective) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (simple) (staphylococcal) (subacute) (suppurative) (ulcerative) (viral) 462
    • septic 034.0
    • streptococcal 034.0
  • Pharyngolaryngitis (acute) 465.0
    • septic 034.0
  • Septic - see also condition
    • sore (see also Abscess) 682.9
      • throat 034.0
        • milk-borne 034.0
        • streptococcal 034.0
    • throat 034.0
  • Sore
    • throat 462
      • with influenza, flu, or grippe (see also Influenza) 487.1
      • acute 462
      • chronic 472.1
      • clergyman's 784.49
      • Coxsackie (virus) 074.0
      • diphtheritic 032.0
      • epidemic 034.0
      • gangrenous 462
      • herpetic 054.79
      • influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.1
      • malignant 462
      • purulent 462
      • putrid 462
      • septic 034.0
      • streptococcal (ulcerative) 034.0
      • ulcerated 462
      • viral NEC 462
  • Tonsillitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (follicular) (gangrenous) (infective) (lacunar) (lingual) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (purulent) (septic) (staphylococcal) (subacute) (suppurative) (toxic) (ulcerative) (vesicular) (viral) 463
    • streptococcal 034.0
  • Tracheitis (acute) (catarrhal) (infantile) (membranous) (plastic) (pneumococcal) (septic) (suppurative) (viral) 464.10
    • streptococcal 034.0
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • sore throat 462
      • streptococcal 034.0
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