ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Viral hepatitis
1E51 — Chronic viral hepatitis

ICD-11 1E51 — Chronic viral hepatitis

A disease of the liver, caused by a chronic infection with a hepatotropic virus such as hepatitis B,C,D virus, with or without HIV (for six months or longer). This disease is characterised by fatigue, joint and muscle pain, jaundice, or urine of dark yellow colour. Transmission is by sexual contact, or direct contact with contaminated blood or body fluids. Confirmation is by detection of anti-hepatitis antibodies in the individual’s serum.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 3 items.

  • Alcoholic liver disease (DB94)
  • Autoimmune hepatitis (DB96.0)
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (DB92)

Diagnosis with code 1E51 contains 6 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1E51.0 — Chronic hepatitis B
    It contains 3 clarifying diagnoses.
  2. 1E51.1 — Chronic hepatitis C
  3. 1E51.2 — Chronic hepatitis D
  4. 1E51.3 — Chronic hepatitis E
  5. 1E51.Y — Other specified chronic viral hepatitis
  6. 1E51.Z — Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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