Sequelae Of Infectious Diseases – Definitions & ICD 11 Codes

Definition of Sequelae Of Infectious Diseases: A sequela is a chronic condition resulting from an acute condition and begins during that acute condition. The acute condition is no longer present. The sequela continues after the acute phase of the condition is resolved. For infectious diseases, the original infection is no longer present. 

The sequelae categories indicate infections as the cause of sequelae which are themselves classified elsewhere.

Not to be used for chronic infections. Code the chronic infection to chronic or active infectious disease as appropriate.

Use an additional code, if desired, to identify the specific sequelae.

Coded Elsewhere:

  • Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system (1D0Y)

Sequelae of tuberculosis

Definition of Sequelae of tuberculosis: Sequela of tuberculosis is a chronic condition resulting from an acute tuberculosis. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is no longer present. The sequela continues after the acute phase is resolved.

ICD 11 Code For Sequelae of tuberculosis

  1G80  Sequelae of tuberculosis

Sequelae of trachoma

Definition of Sequelae of trachoma: This refers to a pathological condition resulting from an infectious disease caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis bacterium which produces a characteristic roughening of the inner surface of the eyelids.

ICD 11 Code For Sequelae of trachoma

  1G81  Sequelae of trachoma

Sequelae of leprosy

Definition of Sequelae of leprosy: This refers to a pathological condition resulting from a chronic disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis.

ICD 11 Code For Sequelae of leprosy

  1G82  Sequelae of leprosy

Sequelae of poliomyelitis

Definition of Sequelae of poliomyelitis: Sequelae of poliomyelitis refers to the residuals of acute poliomyelitis as well as other disorders that have an etiological link to either the acute polio infection or to chronic deficits resulting from the acute infection. Disorders that may manifest late in the lives of polio survivors include early advanced degenerative arthritis, sleep disorders, respiratory insufficiency, and a variety of mental disorders.

ICD 11 Code For Sequelae of poliomyelitis

  1G83  Sequelae of poliomyelitis

Exclusions:

  • Post polio progressive muscular atrophy (8B62)

Sequelae of viral encephalitis

ICD 11 Code For Sequelae of viral encephalitis

  1G84  Sequelae of viral encephalitis

Sequelae of diphtheria

Definition of Sequelae of diphtheria: This refers to conditions that develop as a consequence of a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract with Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

ICD 11 Code For Sequelae of diphtheria

  1G85  Sequelae of diphtheria

Sequelae of other specified infectious diseases

ICD 11 Code For Sequelae of other specified infectious diseases

  1G8Y  Sequelae of other specified infectious diseases

Infection unspecified

ICD 11 Code For Infection unspecified

  1H0Z  Infection unspecified

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