A98.2: Kyasanur Forest disease

You have been infected by the Kyasanur Forest disease virus.

The Kyasanur Forest disease virus occurs in India. You can get infected by being bitten by a tick. You can catch it by coming into contact with infected or dead simians.

This virus can cause a feverish illness. First of all you can have headaches, sore limbs and a sore throat. You may also suffer from vomiting and diarrhea. You may also have bleeds in internal organs. The Kyasanur Forest disease virus can cause inflammation of the brain. You can then become confused or lose consciousness. You can also suffer seizures. You may also be unable to move certain parts of your body properly. You may think and behave abnormally. You may be seriously ill.

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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