ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to trematodes
1F83 — Fasciolopsiasis

ICD-11 1F83 — Fasciolopsiasis

A disease caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Fasciolopsis buski. This disease is characterised by abdominal pain or diarrhoea, or may be asymptomatic. This disease may also present with oedema of the face, abdomen, or legs, vomiting, anorexia, or intestinal obstruction. Transmission is by ingestion of undercooked contaminated aquatic plants. Confirmation is by identification of Fasciolopsis buski eggs in a faecal sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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