G45.43: Transient global amnesia Complete remission after less than 1 hour

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 an hour. The cause of this disorder is unknown.

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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