ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C1H — Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis

ICD-11 1C1H — Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis

Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis (NUG) is a condition affecting the gums that is caused by a bacterial infection. It is a form of periodontal (gum) disease. But unlike other forms, it typically develops quickly and causes moderate to severe pain. «Necrotising» means that the condition destroys tissue. «Ulcerative» refers to sores that can appear on the gums.

It includes 1 item.

  • Fusospirochaetal gangrene

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1C1H contains 3 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1C1H.0 — Other Vincent infections
  2. 1C1H.Y — Other specified necrotising ulcerative gingivitis
  3. 1C1H.Z — Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis, unspecified

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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