Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
- B72 - Dracunculiasis BILLABLE CODE
Clinical Information for Dracunculiasis (B72)
Dracunculiasis - Infection with nematodes of the genus Dracunculus. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected areas. Symptoms include pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or asthmatic attacks.
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- guinea worm infection
- infection due to Dracunculus medinensis