ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G40.802

Other epilepsy, not intractable, without status epilepticus

Diagnosis Code G40.802

ICD-10: G40.802
Short Description: Other epilepsy, not intractable, without status epilepticus
Long Description: Other epilepsy, not intractable, without status epilepticus
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G40.802

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system
    • Episodic and paroxysmal disorders (G40-G47)
      • Epilepsy and recurrent seizures (G40)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code G40.802 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Acquired epileptic aphasia
  • Acquired epileptic aphasia, non-refractory
  • Anoxic epileptic seizure
  • Anoxic seizure
  • Aquagenic epilepsy
  • Benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy
  • Benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy, non-refractory
  • Centrencephalic epilepsy
  • Complete partial seizure of uncertain origin
  • Cursive
  • Decision-making epilepsy
  • Eating epilepsy
  • Ectodermal dysplasia with tooth-sweating defect
  • Epilepsy undetermined whether focal or generalized
  • Epilepsy with continuous spike wave during slow-wave sleep
  • Epilepsy, ataxia, sensorineural deafness, and tubulopathy syndrome
  • Epileptic seizure
  • Familial hypokalemic and hypomagnesemic tubulopathy
  • Hypocalciuria
  • Hypokalemic nephropathy
  • Kohlschutter's syndrome
  • Menstrual epilepsy
  • Musicogenic seizure
  • Nocturnal epilepsy
  • Olfactory seizure
  • Photogenic epilepsy
  • Primary hypomagnesemia
  • Psychosensory epilepsy
  • Reflex epilepsy
  • Rhinencephalic epilepsy
  • Secondary reading epilepsy
  • Situation-related seizures
  • Stress-induced epilepsy
  • Tactile epilepsy
  • Tapping epilepsy
  • Toothbrushing epilepsy
  • Visceral epilepsy
  • Visual epilepsy
  • Visual reflex epilepsy
  • Visual seizure
  • Writing epilepsy

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code G40.802 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes people to have recurring seizures. The seizures happen when clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain send out the wrong signals. People may have strange sensations and emotions or behave strangely. They may have violent muscle spasms or lose consciousness.

Epilepsy has many possible causes, including illness, brain injury, and abnormal brain development. In many cases, the cause is unknown.

Doctors use brain scans and other tests to diagnose epilepsy. It is important to start treatment right away. There is no cure for epilepsy, but medicines can control seizures for most people. When medicines are not working well, surgery or implanted devices such as vagus nerve stimulators may help. Special diets can help some children with epilepsy.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Brain surgery
  • EEG
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy - children
  • Epilepsy - children - discharge
  • Epilepsy or seizures - discharge

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