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Table 1 Mapping the terms “hypersensitivity” and “allergy” in the ICD-11 beta draft structure (October 2014 version)

From: Mapping hypersensitivity/allergic diseases in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-11: cross-linking terms and unmet needs

Terms Definition according to the EAACI-WAO revised nomenclature ICD-11 Beta draft search (October 2014 version) Location according to the Linearization (October 2014 version)
“Hypersensitivity” “Conditions clinically resembling allergy that cause objectively reproducible symptoms or signs, initiated by exposure to a defined stimulus at a dose tolerated by normal subjects.” “Hypersensitivity reactions” Under the “Disorders of lymphocyte number” subchapter
“Hypersensitivity myocarditis” Under the “Diseases of the myocardium” chapter
“Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust” Under the “Pneumonia” subchapter
“Other specific hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust”
“Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust, unspecified”
“Hypersensitivity of the labyrinth” Listed as an Inclusion of “Labyrinthine dysfunction”
“Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome” Listed as an Inclusion of “DRESS Syndrome”
“Hypersensitivity NOS” Listed as an Inclusion of “Adverse effects, not elsewhere classified”
“Skin tests for: hypersensitivity” Cited as an Inclusion of “Diagnostic skin and sensitization tests”
“Allergy” “A hypersensitivity reaction initiated by immunologic mechanisms.” “Allergy to substances in contact with the skin” Under the “Skin disorders provoked by external factors” subchapter
“Oral allergy syndrome” Under the “Allergy to substances in contact with the skin” subchapter
“Other specified forms of cutaneous allergy”
“Allergy or allergic reaction” Under the “Adverse effects, not elsewhere classified” subchapter
“Allergy NOS due to pollen” Under the “Vasomotor and allergic rhinitis” subchapter
“Pollen-food allergy syndrome” Cited as an Inclusion of “Oral allergy syndrome”
“Food allergy Cited as an Inclusion of “Allergy or allergic reaction”
“Allergy tests” Cited as an Inclusion of “Diagnostic skin and sensitization tests”