ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C1B — Nocardiosis
1C1B.1 — Cutaneous nocardiosis

ICD-11 1C1B.1 — Cutaneous nocardiosis

Cutaneous nocardiosis may be due to direct infection of the skin where it presents either as a solitary cold abscess or as a lymphangitic process in which infection spreads up lymphatic channels to form a linear array of suppurative nodules. Skin involvement is also present in a third of cases of systemic nocardiosis.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 1 item.

  • Actinomycetoma due to Nocardia species (1C43)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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