ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C17 — Diphtheria
1C17.2 — Laryngeal diphtheria

ICD-11 1C17.2 — Laryngeal diphtheria

localised infection of mucous membranes of the larynx caused by toxigenic strains of Corynebacterium diphtheriae; it is characterised by the presence of a pseudomembrane at the site of infection; diphtheria toxin, produced by C. diphtheriae, can cause myocarditis, polyneuritis, and other systemic toxic effects.

It includes 1 item.

  • Diphtheritic laryngotracheitis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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