AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2013 Issue 4; Ask the Editor

Post-Traumatic Seizure Disorder

What ICD-9-CM code or codes should we assign for a diagnosis of post-traumatic seizure disorder when there is no documentation of epilepsy in the medical record and the post-traumatic seizure disorder is documented as a late effect of an old trauma? The patient is no longer in the acute phase of the initial traumatic head injury.   ...

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