ICD-10 Diagnosis Code J35.1

Hypertrophy of tonsils

Diagnosis Code J35.1

ICD-10: J35.1
Short Description: Hypertrophy of tonsils
Long Description: Hypertrophy of tonsils
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code J35.1

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The code J35.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the respiratory system (J00–J99)
    • Other diseases of upper respiratory tract (J30-J39)
      • Chronic diseases of tonsils and adenoids (J35)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Enlarged tonsil
  • Enlargement of tonsil or adenoid
  • Finding of appearance of tonsil
  • Finding of size of tonsil
  • Hyperplasia of tonsils
  • Hypertrophy of tonsils
  • Large tonsils
  • On examination - tonsils
  • On examination - tonsils enlarged
  • On examination - tonsils grossly enlarged
  • On examination - tonsils moderately enlarged
  • Tonsil and/or adenoid hypertrophy
  • Unilateral enlargement of tonsillar structure

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