ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C14 — Obstetrical tetanus

ICD-11 1C14 — Obstetrical tetanus

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-positive bacteria Clostridium tetani. This disease is characterised by a prolonged contraction of skeletal muscle fibres during pregnancy or within six weeks of termination of pregnancy. Transmission is by direct contact.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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