Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 464.5
Supraglottitis unspecified
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 464.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the epiglottis and supraglottic structures including the pharynx; uvula; base of tongue; and aryepiglottic folds. It is usually caused by haemophilus influenzae in children but often by different organisms in adults
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