B01.2: Varicella pneumonia
You have chickenpox. The chickenpox has also spread to your lungs.
Chickenpox are caused by specific pathogens. These pathogens are viruses. With chickenpox, small red blisters and pustules form all over the body. Blisters do not form on the palms of the hands or soles of the feet. These blisters and pustules can be very itchy. You may also get a fever.
Your lungs have been inflamed by chickenpox. If the lungs are inflamed, this can cause various symptoms. You get a cough and high temperature, for example. You can also find it hard to breathe and feel very sick.
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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