ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
1F27 — Cryptococcosis
1F27.1 — Cerebral cryptococcosis

ICD-11 1F27.1 — Cerebral cryptococcosis

A disease of the central nervous system, caused by an infection with the fungi Cryptococcus neoformans or Cryptococcus gattii. This disease is characterised by fever, headache, lethargy, or neurological deficits. Transmission is by inhalation of fungal spores. Confirmation is by identification of Cryptococcus neoformans or Cryptococcus gattii in a blood, sputum, or cerebrospinal fluid sample.

It includes 1 item.

  • Cerebral cryptococcomata

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1F27.1 contains 1 clarifying diagnosis:

  1. 1D01.10 — Meningitis due to Cryptococcus neoformans

The diagnosis is included in 1 another class.

  • Meningitis due to Cryptococcus neoformans (1D01.10)

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