ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to trematodes
1F85 — Paragonimiasis

ICD-11 1F85 — Paragonimiasis

A disease caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Paragonimus. This disease is characterised by cough or haemoptysis, or may be asymptomatic. This disease may present with other symptoms depending on the site where the parasite migrates to. Transmission is commonly by ingestion of undercooked contaminated crustaceans (crab or crayfish). Confirmation is commonly by identification of Paragonimus eggs in a sputum or faecal sample.

It includes 3 items.

  • lung fluke disease
  • infection due to paragonimus species
  • Infestation due to Paragonimus species

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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