ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Nonintestinal protozoal diseases
1F54 — Leishmaniasis
1F54.0 — Visceral leishmaniasis

ICD-11 1F54.0 — Visceral leishmaniasis

A disease caused by an infection with the protozoan parasite Leishmania. This disease is characterised by biphasic fever, hepatosplenomegaly, pancytopenia, wasting, darkening of the skin, or may be asymptomatic. Transmission is through the bite of an infected female phlebotomine sandfly. Confirmation is by identification of Leishmania from a tissue or blood sample, or detection of antibodies against Leishmania.

It includes 1 item.

  • Kala-azar

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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