2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 345.5
Localization-related (focal) (partial) epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with simple partial seizures
- A simple partial seizure consisting of clonus or spasm of a muscle or muscle group; it may be single or in a continuous and repetitive series or may spread to adjacent muscles.
- a subtype of epilepsy characterized by seizures that are consistently provoked by a certain specific stimulus; auditory, visual, and somatosensory stimuli as well as the acts of writing, reading, eating, and decision making are examples of events or activities that may induce seizure activity in affected individuals.
- There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 345.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 345.5: