Ask an expert
Question

25 Jan

Lateral Temporal Lobe Epilepsy with postictal psychosis
Diagnosed with the above mentioned epilepsy with postictal psychosis. What would the ICD 10 codes be for this diagnosis?
Answer
Expert
Depression expert
Depression expert

26 Jan

Hello,
I'm puzzled by the motivation for your asking this specific question. If this uncommon diagnosis has been made with regard to your own health problems, I'd hope your neurologist would have taken time to fully explain to you its meaning and significance : but I can't think of how you would need the ICD10 code numbers !  This sounds like the sort of question I occasionally get from a student working on their homework !
Codes like ICD10 and DSM5 are used for research and administrative purposes, but usually of no actual use to patients or their families.
If you have some very specific way in which you need to use such codes, do post a fresh question explaining this, and I could then try to find a way to be more helpful.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.