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Helminthiasis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 B83.9
ICD-9 128.9
DiseasesDB 28826
MeSH D006373

Helminthiasis is a disease in which a part of the body is infested with worms such as pinworm, roundworm or tapeworm. Typically, the worms reside in the gastrointestinal tract but may also burrow into the liver and other organs.

Several types of soil-transmitted helminthiases are considered neglected diseases.

Types of Infection

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