ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to cestodes
1F76 — Taeniasis
1F76.0 — Taeniasis due to Taenia solium

ICD-11 1F76.0 — Taeniasis due to Taenia solium

A disease of the intestines, caused by an infection with the adult parasitic worm Taenia solium. This disease is characterised by abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhoea, constipation, or may be asymptomatic. Transmission is by ingestion of larval cysts in undercooked pork. Confirmation is by identification of Taenia solium eggs or proglottidis in faecal samples (samples from multiple days).

It includes 1 item.

  • Taenia solium taeniasis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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