ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 345.80

Epilep NEC w/o intr epil

Diagnosis Code 345.80

ICD-9: 345.80
Short Description: Epilep NEC w/o intr epil
Long Description: Other forms of epilepsy and recurrent seizures, without mention of intractable epilepsy
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 345.80

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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  • Anoxic epileptic seizure
  • Autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
  • Benign occipital epilepsy of childhood - early onset variant
  • Benign occipital epilepsy of childhood - late onset variant
  • Benign Rolandic epilepsy
  • Centrencephalic epilepsy
  • Childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms
  • Cursive
  • Cursive seizure
  • Epileptic vertigo
  • Extratemporal epilepsy
  • Eyelid myoclonus with absences
  • Localization-related idiopathic epilepsy
  • Localization-related symptomatic epilepsy
  • Localization-related symptomatic epilepsy with specific precipitant
  • Occipital lobe epilepsy
  • Opercular epilepsy
  • Orbitofrontal epilepsy
  • Parietal lobe epilepsy
  • Photogenic epilepsy
  • Refractory occipital lobe epilepsy
  • Refractory parietal lobe 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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