ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Mycobacterial diseases
1B11 — Tuberculosis of the nervous system
1B11.0 — Tuberculous meningitis

ICD-11 1B11.0 — Tuberculous meningitis

A disease of the meninges, caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This disease is characterised by fever, headache, or neurological deficits. Transmission is through haematogenous spread to the meninges after inhalation of infected respiratory secretions. Confirmation is by identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the cerebrospinal fluid.

It includes 1 item.

  • Tuberculous leptomeningitis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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