ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 077.2

Pharyngoconjunct fever

Diagnosis Code 077.2

ICD-9: 077.2
Short Description: Pharyngoconjunct fever
Long Description: Pharyngoconjunctival fever
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 077.2

Code Classification
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Other diseases due to viruses and Chlamydiae (070-079)
      • 077 Other diseases of conjunctiva due to viruses and Chlamydiae

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • B30.2 - Viral pharyngoconjunctivitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 077.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Fever 780.60
      • pharyngoconjunctival 077.2
        • adenoviral type 3 077.2
    • Pharyngoconjunctival fever 077.2
    • Pharyngoconjunctivitis, viral 077.2

Information for Patients


Also called: Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is the medical name for pink eye. It involves inflammation of the outer layer of the eye and inside of the eyelid. It can cause swelling, itching, burning, discharge, and redness. Causes include

  • Bacterial or viral infection
  • Allergies
  • Substances that cause irritation
  • Contact lens products, eye drops, or eye ointments

Pinkeye usually does not affect vision. Infectious pink eye can easily spread from one person to another. The infection will clear in most cases without medical care, but bacterial pinkeye needs treatment with antibiotic eye drops or ointment.

NIH: National Eye Institute

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Vernal conjunctivitis

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