ICD-11 1G00.1 — Pediculosis corporis
A condition of the skin, caused by an infection with the parasite Pediculus humanus corporis. This condition is characterised by pruritus which may lead to sores or thickened discoloured skin. Transmission is by direct or indirect contact with an infected individual or animal. Confirmation is by identification of Pediculus humanus corporis eggs or Pediculus humanus corporis.
The diagnosis includes nothing.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
It has no clarifying diagnoses.
- Pediculosis #15529