ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
1F40 — Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum

ICD-11 1F40 — Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum

A disease caused by an infection with the protozoan parasite Plasmodium falciparum. This disease is characterised by fever, chills, headache, myalgia, arthralgia, weakness, vomiting, or diarrhoea. This disease may also present with splenomegaly, anaemia, thrombocytopenia, hypoglycaemia, pulmonary or renal dysfunction, or neurologic changes. Transmission is through the bite of an infected mosquito. Confirmation is by identification of Plasmodium falciparum in a blood sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1F40 contains 4 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1F40.0 — Plasmodium falciparum malaria with cerebral complications
  2. KA64.1 — Congenital falciparum malaria
  3. 1F40.Y — Other severe and complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
  4. 1F40.Z — Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum, unspecified

The diagnosis is included in 1 another class.

  • Congenital falciparum malaria (KA64.1)

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