Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 345.61
Infantile spasms, with intractable epilepsy
  • Short description: Inf spasm w intract epil.
  • ICD-9-CM 345.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 345.61 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 345.61.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 345.61: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 345.61 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G40.823 Epileptic spasms, intractable, with status epilepticus
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G40.824 Epileptic spasms, intractable, without status epilepticus
Disease Synonyms
  • Infantile spasms, intractable
  • Infantile spasms, intractable w status epilepticus
  • Infantile spasms, intractable with status epilepticus
  • Refractory infantile spasms
  • Refractory infantile spasms with status epilepticus
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