Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 345.60
Infantile spasms, without mention of intractable epilepsy
  • Short description: Inf spasm w/o intr epil.
  • ICD-9-CM 345.60 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 345.60 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 345.60.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 345.60: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 345.60 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G40.821 Epileptic spasms, not intractable, with status epilepticus
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G40.822 Epileptic spasms, not intractable, without status epilepticus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cryptogenic West syndrome
  • Infantile spasms
  • Infantile spasms with status epilepticus
  • Infantile spasms, w status epilepticus
  • Infantile spasms, with status epilepticus
  • On examination - salaam attack
  • Progressive encephalopathy with edema, hypsarrhythmia and optic atrophy syndrome
  • Salaam spasm
  • West syndrome
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