ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to cestodes
1F75 — Sparganosis

ICD-11 1F75 — Sparganosis

A disease caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Spirometra. This disease presents with symptoms depending on the site of the infection. Transmission is by ingestion of contaminated water or ingestion of infected undercooked second intermediate hosts (such as fish, reptiles or amphibians). Confirmation is by identification of Spirometra eggs in a faecal sample.

It includes 2 items.

  • Larval diphyllobothriasis
  • Spirometrosis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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