A98.3: Marburg virus disease

You have been infected by the Marburg virus.

The Marburg virus occurs in Africa. It can be transmitted to humans via simians or bats. You can catch it by coming into contact with the bodily fluids of an infected animal or person.

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. Spots or patches of blood can appear on the skin. You may also have bleeds in internal organs. The Marburg 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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