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ICD-10-CM Code G40.82
Epileptic spasms

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code G40.82 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of G40.82 that describes the diagnosis 'epileptic spasms' in more detail.

The ICD code G408 is used to code Kohlschütter-Tönz syndrome

kohlschütter-tönz syndrome (kts), also called amelo-cerebro-hypohidrotic syndrome is a rare inherited syndrome characterized by epilepsy, dementia, intellectual disability, and yellow teeth caused by amelogenesis imperfecta (abnormal formation of tooth enamel). it is a type a ectodermal dysplasia.

Specialty: Neurology
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Coding Notes for G40.82 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Infantile spasms
Salaam attacks
West's syndrome

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G40.82 - Epileptic spasms'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G40.82. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: G40.8 - Other epilepsy and recurrent seizures

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