ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Nonintestinal protozoal diseases
1F51 — African trypanosomiasis
1F51.1 — Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis

ICD-11 1F51.1 — Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis

A disease caused by an infection with the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense. This disease is characterised by a chancre at the site of the bite. This disease may also present with fever, headache, muscle and joint aches, or lymphadenopathy. Transmission is through the bite of an infected tsetse fly. Confirmation is by identification of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in a blood sample, lymph node fluid, or biopsy of the chancre.

It includes 2 items.

  • East African sleeping sickness
  • Infection due to Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1F51.1 contains 3 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1F51.10 — Meningitis in Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis
  2. 1F51.1Y — Other specified rhodesiense trypanosomiasis
  3. 1F51.1Z — Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis, unspecified

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