ICD-11 Criteria for Secondary Neurocognitive Syndrome (6E67)
A syndrome that involves
significant cognitive features that do not fulfill the diagnostic requirements
of any of the specific neurocognitive disorders and are judged to be a direct
pathophysiological consequence of a health condition or injury not classified
under mental and behavioural disorders (e.g., cognitive changes due to a brain
tumour), based on evidence from the history, physical examination, or laboratory
findings. This category should be used in addition to the diagnosis for the
presumed underlying disorder or disease when the cognitive symptoms are
sufficiently severe to warrant specific clinical attention.
also the causing condition
- Disorders with neurocognitive impairment as a major feature (BlockL1‑8A2)
- Delirium (6D70)
International Classification of Diseases Eleventh Revision (ICD-11). Geneva: World Health Organization; 2022. License: CC BY-ND 3.0 IGO.