Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 345.2
Petit mal status epileptic
  • Short description: Petit mal status.
  • ICD-9-CM 345.2 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 345.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 345.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 345.2: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Petit mal status (disorder)
  • Status epilepticus, petit mal
Applies To
  • Epileptic absence status
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 345.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM G40.A01 Absence epileptic syndrome, not intractable, with status epilepticus
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM G40.A09 Absence epileptic syndrome, not intractable, without status epilepticus
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM G40.A11 Absence epileptic syndrome, intractable, with status epilepticus
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM G40.A19 Absence epileptic syndrome, intractable, without status epilepticus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 345.2:
  • Epilepsy, epileptic (idiopathic) 345.9
  • Petit mal (idiopathic) (see also Epilepsy) 345.0
    • status 345.2
  • Status (post)
    • absence
      • epileptic (see also Epilepsy) 345.2
      • of organ, acquired (postsurgical) - see Absence, by site, acquired
    • epileptic, epilepticus (absence) (grand mal) (see also Epilepsy) 345.3
    • petit mal 345.2
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