ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Human prion diseases
8E01 — Acquired prion disease
8E01.1 — Kuru

ICD-11 8E01.1 — Kuru

A disease of the nervous system, caused by a prion. This disease is characterised by limb pain, ataxia, tremors, decreased coordination, or emotional changes, and is fatal. Transmission is by ingestion of infected human brain, or direct contact. Confirmation is commonly by clinical signs, or pathological examination of the brain.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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