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Other forms of epilepsy and recurrent seizures, with intractable epilepsy (345.81)

ICD-9 code 345.81 for Other forms of epilepsy and recurrent seizures, with intractable epilepsy is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -OTHER DISORDERS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (340-349).

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Code Descriptor and Instructional Notes
Other forms of epilepsy and recurrent seizures, with intractable epilepsy

[0-1]

Epilepsy:

cursive [running]

gelastic

Recurrent seizures NOS

The following fifth-digit subclassification is for use with categories 345.0, .1, .4-.9:

0 without mention of intractable epilepsy

1 with intractable epilepsy

pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant)

poorly controlled

treatment resistant

refractory (medically)

Excludes: hippocampal sclerosis (348.81)

mesial temporal sclerosis (348.81)

temporal sclerosis (348.81)

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