ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
1G60 — Certain other disorders of infectious origin
1G60.2 — Protothecosis

ICD-11 1G60.2 — Protothecosis

Protothecosis is a rare opportunistic infection in humans caused by achloric algae of the genus Prototheca. The infection is usually localised and may be associated with antecedent local trauma. It is generally located on exposed sites and remains confined to skin and subcutaneous tissues. In immunocompromised patients, however, widespread cutaneous, subcutaneous or deep infection may occur.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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