Convulsions, not elsewhere classified (R56)

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • dissociative convulsions and seizures F44.5
  • epileptic convulsions and seizures G40
  • newborn convulsions and seizures P90