ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Nonintestinal protozoal diseases
1F53 — Chagas disease
1F53.1 — Acute Chagas disease without heart involvement

ICD-11 1F53.1 — Acute Chagas disease without heart involvement

A disease caused by an acute 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 presents with no cardiac involvement. 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 includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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