ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Nonintestinal protozoal diseases
1F53 — Chagas disease

ICD-11 1F53 — Chagas disease

A disease caused by an infection with the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. This disease is characterised by fever, headache, lymphadenopathy, pallor, muscle pain, dyspnoea, swelling, or abdominal or chest pain. This disease may also be asymptomatic. Transmission is by direct contact with faeces from an infected triatomine bug, vertical transmission, iatrogenic transmission, or ingestion of contaminated food or water. Confirmation is by identification of Trypanosoma cruzi in a blood sample.

It includes 2 items.

  • American trypanosomiasis
  • infection due to Trypanosoma cruzi

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1F53 contains 6 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1F53.1 — Acute Chagas disease without heart involvement
  2. 1F53.2 — Chronic Chagas disease with heart involvement
  3. 1F53.3 — Chagas disease with digestive system involvement
  4. 1F53.4 — Meningitis in Chagas disease
  5. 1F53.Y — Other specified Chagas disease
  6. 1F53.Z — Chagas disease, unspecified

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