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Table 1 Chapter-level ICD-10 disease classifications

From: Changing the eligibility criteria for welfare payments at the end of life – a budget impact analysis for England and Wales

Code Description Example conditions
A00–B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases TB, polio, HIV, mumps
C00–D48 Neoplasms Cancers, benign tumours
D50–D89 Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism Anemia, Haemophillia
E00–E90 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases Diabetes, malnutrition, lactose intolerance
F00–F99 Mental and behavioural disorders Dementia due to Alzheimers, schizophrenia
G00–G99 Diseases of the nervous system Meningitis, MND, Parkinsons, Alzheimers
H00–H59 Diseases of the eye and adnexa Conjunctivitis, cataracts, glaucoma
H60–H95 Diseases of the ear and mastoid process Hearing loss
I00–I99 Diseases of the circulatory system Angina, heart disease, varicose veins
J00–J99 Diseases of the respiratory system Cold, sinitus, bronchitis
K00–K93 Diseases of the digestive system Caries, ulcers, coeliac disease
L00–L99 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue Impetigo, dermititis, psoriasis
M00–M99 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue Arthritis, sciatica, osteoporosis
N00–N99 Diseases of the genitourinary system Renal failure, urinary tract infections, infertility
O00–O99 Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium Ectopic pregnancy, long/obstructed labour
P00–P96 Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period Slow fetal growth, fetal blood loss
Q00–Q99 Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities Microcephaly, cleft palate, Down syndrome
R00–R99 Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified Gangrene, nausea, vomiting, chronic pain
S00–T98 Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes Wounds, injuries, concussions
V01–Y98 External causes of morbidity and mortality Accidents, self-harm, assault
Z00–Z99 Factors influencing health status and contact with health services Examinations, vaccinations