Get in touch with RARE Concierge.

Contact RARE Concierge


Hymenolepiasis is a cosmopolitan parasitosis caused by a hymenolepidid tapeworm infection most commonly Hymenolepis nana that is reported worldwide but particularly in tropical and subtropical countries and which is usually asymptomatic but in severe cases can also manifest with nausea abdominal pain anorexia diarrhea and overall weakness.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.

Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata.

Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

Newly diagnosed with

Our RARE Concierge Services Guides are available to assist you by providing information, resources and connections as you navigate your rare disease journey.

Get Concierge Help

Clinical Trials

For a list of clinical trials in this disease area, please click here.