ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Pyogenic bacterial infections of the skin or subcutaneous...
1B70 — Bacterial cellulitis, erysipelas or lymphangitis
1B70.3 — Ascending bacterial lymphangitis

ICD-11 1B70.3 — Ascending bacterial lymphangitis

A complication of a focal acute pyogenic bacterial infection in which the draining lymphatics become red, inflamed and tender as the result of ascending infection. It is most commonly caused by Streptococcus pyogenes.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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