2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 784.1
- ICD-9-CM 784.1 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 784.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- A disorder characterized by of marked discomfort in the throat
- Any kind of inflammatory process of the tonsils, pharynx, or/and larynx characterized by pain in swallowing.
- Your throat is a tube that carries food to your esophagus and air to your windpipe and larynx. The technical name for throat is pharynx.you can have a sore throat for many reasons. Often, colds and flu cause sore throats. Other causes can include:
treatment depends on the cause. Sucking on lozenges, drinking lots of liquids and gargling may ease the pain. Over-the-counter pain relievers can also help, but children should not take aspirin.
- strep throat
- tonsillitis - an infection in the tonsils
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2014 ICD-10-CM R07.0 Pain in throat
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index
entries containing back-references to 784.1
- Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
- laryngeal 784.1
- throat 784.1