F80.3: Acquired aphasia with epilepsy [Landau-Kleffner]

You find it difficult to speak properly. You are also having seizures.

You began learning to speak in the normal way. Since the start of your illness you have been finding it difficult to understand the meaning of what has been said. For example, you do not understand what sounds, words or sentences mean. As a result, you find it difficult to speak properly. Other people find it difficult to understand you. You find it difficult to properly understand noises and sounds. You are also having seizures. These seizures may only affect one part of the body. A seizure may also occur without cramp. Then you are passed out for a short time.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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