A54.2: Gonococcal pelviperitonitis and other gonococcal genitourinary infections
You have been infected with gonococci. The gonococci have caused an inflammation in your genitals or specific tissue in your pelvis.
Gonococci are specific bacteria. An infection with gonococci is also sometimes called gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease. There are diseases that are particularly transmitted during sex. These diseases are also called sexually transmitted diseases. They are usually caused by specific pathogens. The pathogens can for instance be transmitted via vaginal fluid or semen. The pathogens may also be transmitted from a sick mother to her new-born child when she gives birth.
If the genitals or specific tissue in your pelvis are inflamed, you may have pain at the affected site. You might also have a fever.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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