G45.42: Transient global amnesia Complete remission after 1 to 24 hours
You had problems with your memory for a short time.
With this condition, the person may perceive very little for a short time. As a result, they keep asking the same questions. During this period, neither can they remember some things. They are disorientated. They may also have headaches and they may feel nauseous. The symptoms vanished after a day. The cause of this disorder is unknown.
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
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