ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to nematodes
1F65 — Enterobiasis

ICD-11 1F65 — Enterobiasis

A disease of the intestine, caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Enterobius. This disease is characterised by inflammation of the anus, pruritus, rectal pain, or may be asymptomatic. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route or airborne transmission of the eggs from the parasitic worm. Confirmation is by identification of Enterobius eggs around the perianal region.

It includes 3 items.

  • Pinworm infection
  • Threadworm infection
  • Oxyuriasis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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