ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Pyogenic bacterial infections of the skin or subcutaneous...
1B70 — Bacterial cellulitis, erysipelas or lymphangitis
1B70.0 — Erysipelas
1B70.01 — Erysipelas of external ear

ICD-11 1B70.01 — Erysipelas of external ear

A rapidly expanding diffuse superficial dermal streptococcal infection involving the external ear. In contrast with infective otitis externa, the skin of the auricle is often initially healthy except at a point of entry for beta-haemolytic streptococci (commonly at a fissure behind the ear or where the ear lobule is attached to the side of the head) and systemic features including fever and malaise are common.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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