Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 345.71
Epilepsia partialis continua, with intractable epilepsy
  • Short description: Epil par cont w intr epi.
  • ICD-9-CM 345.71 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 345.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 345.71.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 345.71: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Epilepsia partialis continua
  • Epilepsia partialis continua, intractable
  • Epilepsia partialis continua, intractable w status epilepticus
  • Intractable epilepsia partialis continua with status epilepticus (disorder)
  • Refractory epilepsia partialis continua (disorder)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 345.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G40.111 Localization-related (focal) (partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with simple partial seizures, intractable, with status epilepticus
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G40.119 Localization-related (focal) (partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with simple partial seizures, intractable, without status epilepticus
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