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.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
Diagnosis with code 1F53 contains 6 clarifying diagnoses: