ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to cestodes
1F71 — Diphyllobothriasis

ICD-11 1F71 — Diphyllobothriasis

A disease caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Diphyllobothrium. This disease is characterised by abdominal discomfort, diarrhoea, vomiting, or weight loss. This disease may be asymptomatic. Transmission is by ingestion of infected undercooked fish. Confirmation is by identification of Diphyllobothriasis eggs in a faecal sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 1 item.

  • larval diphyllobothriasis (1F75)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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