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Table 3 ICD-10 classification of neurological diseases in the elderly

From: The pattern of neurological diseases in elderly people in outpatient consultations in Sub-Saharan Africa

ICD-10 Classification   Frequency Percentages (%)
Episodic and paroxysmal disorders Headaches 14 7.5
Epilepsy 6 3.2
Cerebrovascular 13 7.0
Sleep disorders 2 1
Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders   25 13.3
Other disorders of the nervous system   11 5.8
Extrapyramidal and movement disorders   27 14.6
Polyneuropathies and other disorders of the peripheral nervous system   17 9.2
Inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system   2 1
Other degenerative diseases of the nervous system   24 12.8
Cerebral palsy and other paralytic syndromes   4 2.1
Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle   1 0.5
Systemic atrophies primarily affecting the central nervous system   0 0
Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system   0 0
  1. ICD: International Classification of Diseases.