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Table 1 Robbins list and corresponding ICPC codes

From: Management of patients with persistent medically unexplained symptoms: a descriptive study

Symptoms from the Robbins list Corresponding ICPC codes Number of consultations (%)
Back pain L01, L02, L03 179 (17.3)
Joint pain L20 28 (2.7)
Extremity pain L18a 114 (11.0)
Headaches N01, N02 69 (6.7)
Weakness/fatigue A04 132 (12.8)
Chronic fatigue syndrome A04.01 65 (6.3)
Sleep disturbance P06a 106 (10.2)
Difficulty concentrating P20 2 (0.2)
Loss of appetite T03 0 (0.0)
Weight change T07, T08 9 (0.9)
Restlessness N/A N/A
Thoughts slower N/A N/A
Chest pain L04 38 (3.7)
Shortness of breath R02 7 (0.7)
Palpitations K04 24 (2.3)
Dizziness N17a 29 (2.8)
Lump in throat R21a 28 (2.7)
Numbness N06a 5 (0.5)
Nausea D09 16 (1.5)
Loose bowels D11 20 (1.9)
Gas or bloating D08 0 (0.0)
Constipation D12 36 (3.5)
Abdominal pain D01 57 (5.5)
Other (not part of the Robbins list) A97, D93, P75, P78 71 (6.9)
  1. aincluding subcodes
  2. N/A not applicable