T78.2: Anaphylactic shock, unspecified
You have had an allergic reaction. This has caused you severe symptoms.
In the case of an allergy, the immune system reacts too strongly to normally harmless substances from the environment. If you come into contact with the triggering substance you can get a runny nose, itching or shortness of breath, for example.
You have experienced severe circulatory problems due to an allergic reaction. You may experience nausea or vomiting in the case of such a reaction as well. You may also experience shortness of breath or a skin rash.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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