ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to cestodes
1F74 — Hymenolepiasis

ICD-11 1F74 — Hymenolepiasis

A disease caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Hymenolepis. This disease is commonly asymptomatic. This disease may present with nausea, weakness, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, or vomiting. Transmission is by the ingestion of eggs commonly in contaminated food or water, or ingestion of infected arthropods. Confirmation is by identification of Hymenolepis eggs in a faecal sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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