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ICD-10-CM Code R56.0
Febrile convulsions

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 R56.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of R56.0 that describes the diagnosis 'febrile convulsions' in more detail.

The ICD code R560 is used to code Febrile seizure

A febrile seizure, also known as a fever fit or febrile convulsion, is a seizure associated with a high body temperature but without any serious underlying health issue. They most commonly occur in children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years. Most seizures are less than five minutes in duration and the child is completely back to normal within sixty minutes of the event.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine, Neurology
MeSH Code: D003294
ICD 9 Code: 780.31

An analog medical thermometer showing a temperature of 38.8 °C or 101.8 °F

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R56.0 - Febrile convulsions'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R56.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: R56 - Convulsions, not elsewhere classified

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