ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 345.10

Gen cnv epil w/o intr ep

Diagnosis Code 345.10

ICD-9: 345.10
Short Description: Gen cnv epil w/o intr ep
Long Description: Generalized convulsive epilepsy, without mention of intractable epilepsy
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 345.10

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (320–359)
    • Other disorders of the central nervous system (340-349)
      • 345 Epilepsy

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Aquagenic epilepsy
  • Benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy
  • Cryptogenic generalized epilepsy
  • Cryptogenic Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
  • Cryptogenic myoclonic epilepsy
  • Decision-making epilepsy
  • Early infantile epileptic encephalopathy with suppression bursts
  • Eating epilepsy
  • Epilepsy with grand mal seizures on awakening
  • Epileptic seizures - clonic
  • Epileptic seizures - myoclonic
  • Epileptic seizures - tonic
  • Generalized convulsive epilepsy
  • Idiopathic generalized epilepsy
  • Idiopathic myoclonic epilepsy
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
  • Menstrual epilepsy
  • Musicogenic seizure
  • Myoclonic astatic epilepsy
  • Myoclonic encephalopathy
  • Myoclonic epilepsy - ragged red fibers
  • Myoclonic epilepsy myopathy sensory ataxia
  • Myoclonic epilepsy of early childhood
  • Myoclonic seizure
  • Narcotic withdrawal epilepsy
  • Nocturnal epilepsy
  • Post infectious grand mal epilepsy
  • Progressive myoclonus epilepsy with ataxia
  • Reflex epilepsy
  • Secondary reading epilepsy
  • Severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy
  • Spinal muscular atrophy with progressive myoclonic epilepsy
  • Stress-induced epilepsy
  • Symptomatic generalized epilepsy
  • Symptomatic myoclonic epilepsy
  • Symptomatic West syndrome
  • Tactile epilepsy
  • Tapping epilepsy
  • Tonic seizure
  • Tonic-clonic epilepsy
  • Toothbrushing epilepsy
  • Writing epilepsy

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

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