Epilepsy and recurrent seizures G40- >

Note
  • the following terms are to be considered equivalent to intractable: pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant), treatment resistant, refractory (medically) and poorly controlled
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as G40. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • conversion disorder with seizures (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.5

    Conversion disorder with seizures or convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Conversion disorder with attacks or seizures
    • Dissociative convulsions
    F44.5
    )
  • convulsions NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
    R56.9
    )
  • post traumatic seizures (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.1

    Post traumatic seizures

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • post traumatic epilepsy (G40.-)
    R56.1
    )
  • seizure (convulsive) NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
    R56.9
    )
  • seizure of newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P90

    Convulsions of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Type 1 Excludes
    • benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy (G40.3-)
    • benign neonatal convulsions (familial) (G40.3-)
    P90
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (G40) and the excluded code together.
  • hippocampal sclerosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.81

    Temporal sclerosis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hippocampal sclerosis
    • Mesial temporal sclerosis
    G93.81
    )
  • mesial temporal sclerosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.81

    Temporal sclerosis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hippocampal sclerosis
    • Mesial temporal sclerosis
    G93.81
    )
  • temporal sclerosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.81

    Temporal sclerosis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hippocampal sclerosis
    • Mesial temporal sclerosis
    G93.81
    )
  • Todd's paralysis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.84

    Todd's paralysis (postepileptic)

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    G83.84
    )
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