Working diagnoses

Female
N

Male
N

Total
N

Working diagnosis confirmed (%)

Other allergy diagnosed
(%)1

Allergic

 

 

 

 

 

Food allergy

269

88

357

47.1

7.0

Perennial allergic rhinitis

132

57

189

58.7

7.4

Seasonal allergic rhinitis

46

46

92

89.1

3.3

Other drug allergy2

57

20

77

50.7

3.0

Oral allergy syndrome

44

10

54

94.4

0

Antibiotic allergy

41

8

49

18.4

2.0

Insect venom allergy

22

12

34

79.4

5.9

Latex allergy

20

0

20

45.0

0

Animal dander allergy

14

6

20

65.0

5.0

Allergen induced anaphylaxis3

7

3

10

80.0

0

Allergic urticaria

8

1

9

44.4

0

Nickel allergy

5

0

5

40.0

0

Semen allergy

2

0

2

50.0

0

Contrast media allergy4

1

0

1

0.0

0

Allergic conjunctivitis

1

0

1

100.0

0

All allergic working diagnoses

 

 

920 (54.0%)

 

 

Non-allergic

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous5

293

87

380

98.4

1.6

Idiopathic urticaria

189

77

266

95.1

2.3

Idiopathic angioedema

78

30

108

92.6

3.7

Idiopathic anaphylaxis

8

7

15

66.7

0

Cholinergic urticaria

7

4

11

100.0

0

Dermographic urticaria

1

1

2

100.0

0

All non-allergic working diagnoses

 

 

782 (46.0%)

 

 

1Working diagnosis not confirmed but other allergic disease diagnosed
2Anaesthetics, muscle relaxants, NSAIDs, aspirin, paracetamol, morphine, chlorhexidine, gabapentin, gelofusin
3Does not appear in Table 5: listed according to causative allergen or classified as non-allergic
4Does not appear in table 5: not verified
5Includes symptoms attributed to food “intolerance”, non-atopic eczema, asthma and other non-allergic conditions
Table 4: Working diagnoses made by the allergist after the initial appointment.
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