Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 348.81
Temporal sclerosis
  • ICD-9-CM 348.81 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 348.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Temporal lobe sclerosis (disorder)
Applies To
  • Hippocampal sclerosis
  • Mesial temporal sclerosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 348.81 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G93.81 Temporal sclerosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 348.81:
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • brain (general) (lobular) 348.89
      • Alzheimer's - see Alzheimer's, dementia
      • artery, arterial 437.0
      • atrophic lobar 331.0
      • diffuse 341.1
        • familial (chronic) (infantile) 330.0
        • infantile (chronic) (familial) 330.0
        • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher type 330.0
      • disseminated 340
      • hereditary 334.2
      • hippocampal 348.81
      • infantile (degenerative) (diffuse) 330.0
      • insular 340
      • Krabbe's 330.0
      • mesial temporal 348.81
      • miliary 340
      • multiple 340
      • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher 330.0
      • progressive familial 330.0
      • senile 437.0
      • temporal 348.81
        • mesial 348.81
      • tuberous 759.5
    • hippocampal 348.81
    • mesial temporal 348.81
    • temporal 348.81
      • mesial 348.81
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