Melioidosis

"Melioidosis" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "melioidosis"

  • Melioidosis - A24.9 Melioidosis, unspecified
    • acute - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • chronic - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
    • fulminating - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • pneumonia - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • pulmonary (chronic) - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
      • acute - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
      • subacute - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
    • sepsis - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • specified NEC - A24.3 Other melioidosis
    • subacute - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Melioidosis: A disease of humans and animals that resembles GLANDERS. It is caused by BURKHOLDERIA PSEUDOMALLEI and may range from a dormant infection to a condition that causes multiple abscesses, pneumonia, and bacteremia.

Pneumonia: Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.

Sepsis: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.