ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Pyogenic bacterial infections of the skin or subcutaneous...
1B72 — Impetigo

ICD-11 1B72 — Impetigo

A condition of the skin, commonly caused by a secondary infection with the gram-positive bacteria Staphylococcus aureus or group A beta haemolytic streptococci. This condition is characterised by bullous or non-bullous symptoms. Transmission is by direct contact with an infected individual. Confirmation is by identification of the infectious agent in a skin sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 2 items.

  • impetigo herpetiformis (EA90.40)
  • Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (EA50.2)

Diagnosis with code 1B72 contains 5 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1B72.0 — Bullous impetigo
  2. 1B72.1 — Non-bullous impetigo
  3. 1B72.2 — Secondary impetiginisation of the skin
  4. 1B72.Y — Other specified impetigo
  5. 1B72.Z — Impetigo, unspecified

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

The diagnosis is included in 1 another class.

  • Otitis externa in impetigo (AA3Y)

Search results