ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Mycobacterial diseases
1B21 — Infections due to non-tuberculous mycobacteria
1B21.2 — Cutaneous non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection
1B21.20 — Mycobacterium ulcerans infection

ICD-11 1B21.20 — Mycobacterium ulcerans infection

Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Buruli ulcer) typically presents as a subcutaneous nodule which breaks down to form a deep painless ulcer which commonly reaches a size of 15 cm in diameter but may extend further to cause extensive tissue damage. The organism is found in wetlands of tropical and subtropical regions of the world, particularly Africa [Dermatology TAG].

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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