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Table 6 The ten most frequent ADEs in 2006 recorded as secondary diagnoses (in descending order)

From: Drug-related admissions and hospital-acquired adverse drug events in Germany: a longitudinal analysis from 2003 to 2007 of ICD-10-coded routine data

ICD-10-GM Category Admissions
Code Text   Frequency Percentage
T88.7 Unspecified adverse effect of drug or medicament A.2 83182 0.548
Y57.9 Drug or medicament, unspecified A.2 48276 0.318
T78.4 Adverse effects, not elsewhere classified: allergy, unspecified A.2 42677 0.281
D69.58 Secondary thrombocytopenia, not described as transfusion resistant C 31791 0.209
A04.7 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile C 26341 0.174
T80.1 Vascular complications following infusion, transfusion, or therapeutic injection A.2 20742 0.137
D70.10 Drug-induced agranulocytosis and neutropenia: Critical phase <10 days A.1 14022 0.092
D61.10 Drug-induced aplastic anemia due to chemotherapy A.1 13003 0.086
D69.59 Secondary thrombocytopenia, not otherwise specified C 12357 0.081
F13.7 Mental and behavioral disorders due to use of sedatives or hypnotics, residual and late-onset psychotic disorder A.2 12153 0.080
Total number of in-patients   15181779 100.00