ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
1F91 — Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis

ICD-11 1F91 — Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis

Diphyllobothriasis is defined as infection with the cestode Diphyllobothrium latum or other Diphyllobothrium species, which occurs accidentally in humans who ingest water containing infected cyclops, eating raw or inadequately cooked flesh. Manifestations may include abdominal discomfort, diarrhoea, vomiting and megaloblastic anaemia. Massive infections may result in intestinal obstruction.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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