ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Predominantly sexually transmitted infections
1A62 — Late syphilis
1A62.0 — Neurosyphilis

ICD-11 1A62.0 — Neurosyphilis

A disease of the brain or spinal cord caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Treponema pallidum pallidum. This disease is characterised by four different forms: meningovascular, tabes dorsalis, general paresis, or may be asymptomatic. Clinical signs normally manifest approximately 4-25 years after initial infection. Transmission is commonly by sexual contact.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1A62.0 contains 3 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1A62.00 — Asymptomatic neurosyphilis
  2. 1A62.01 — Symptomatic late neurosyphilis
  3. 1A62.0Z — Neurosyphilis, unspecified

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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