ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to nematodes
1F66 — Filariasis
1F66.4 — Subcutaneous dirofilariasis

ICD-11 1F66.4 — Subcutaneous dirofilariasis

Subcutaneous dirofilariasis normally results from the transmission of microfilariae of Dirofilaria repens from the latter’s natural animal host to man via a mosquito bite. The adult worm cannot develop fully in man but typically manifests as a subcutaneous nodule, commonly located on or around the eyelids.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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