A 20-year-old established patient is seen by his primary care physician in the o
A 20-year-old established patient is seen by his primary care physician in the office. The patient is complaining of a sore throat and an intermittent low-grade fever, which has persisted for 5 days. Upon examination, it is determined the patient has acute pharyngitis and is prescribed amoxicillin. Identify and code the ICD-10-CM code(s) in this case. Apply and describe the appropriate ICD-10-CM guidelines needed to accurately code this case. Explain how you arrived at your answer. Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

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