ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to nematodes
1F60 — Angiostrongyliasis
1F60.1 — Intestinal angiostrongyliasis

ICD-11 1F60.1 — Intestinal angiostrongyliasis

A disease of the intestines caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Angiostrongylus costaricensis. This disease is characterised by abdominal pain, fever, nausea, or vomiting. This disease may also present with intestinal obstruction or perforation. Transmission is by ingestion of infected undercooked slugs, or food contaminated by infected slugs or their slime. Confirmation is by identification of Angiostrongylus costaricensis from a cerebrospinal fluid sample, blood sample or from a food history.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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