J02.0: Streptococcal pharyngitis
Your throat is inflamed. Specific bacteria have caused your throat inflammation. These bacteria are called streptococci.
The throat begins behind the mouth and nose. The throat connects the mouth and nose with the windpipe (trachea) and gullet (oesophagus).
Your throat feels scratchy or sore. Swallowing can be difficult. A throat inflammation can also cause coughing, headaches and a high temperature.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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