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2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G40.4
Other generalized epilepsy and epileptic syndromes
G40.4 is not a specific ICD-10-CM code as there are codes underneath it that describe this diagnosis with a greater level of detail.
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This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G40.4. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.
A generalized tonic-clinic seizure, characterized by loss of consciousness. This type of seizure may be preceded by an aura and is frequently followed by a period of confusion and lethargy (post-ictal state).
A symptomatic form of epilepsy often preceded by an aura; characterized by loss of consciousness with generalized tonic- clonic seizures.