A92.2: Venezuelan equine fever

You have been infected by Venezuelan equine fever.

The illness is caused by a virus. You can get infected by being bitten by an infected mosquito. Venezuelan equine fever occurs in Central and South America.

The illness may not cause you any problems. You may also have fever, headaches and soreness in your limbs. With Venezuelan equine fever the brain may become inflamed. When the brain is inflamed you can lose consciousness or become confused. You can also suffer seizures. You may also be unable to move certain parts of your body properly. You may think and behave abnormally.

Additional indicator

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

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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