Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 437.1
Other generalized ischemic cerebrovascular disease
  • Short description: AC CEREBROVASC INSUF NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 437.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 437.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 437.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 437.1: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute cerebrovascular insufficiency
  • Brain stem ischemia
  • Cerebral ischemia
  • Cerebral ischemia, chronic
  • Cerebrovascular insufficiency, acute
  • Chronic cerebral ischemia
  • Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome
Applies To
  • Acute cerebrovascular insufficiency NOS
  • Cerebral ischemia (chronic)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 437.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I67.81 Acute cerebrovascular insufficiency
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I67.82 Cerebral ischemia
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I67.89 Other cerebrovascular disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 437.1:
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • cerebrovascular 437.1
      • due to hypertension 437.2
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • cerebrovascular NEC 437.9
      • acute 436
        • embolic - see Embolism, brain
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 674.0
        • thrombotic - see Thrombosis, brain
      • arteriosclerotic 437.0
      • embolic - see Embolism, brain
      • ischemic, generalized NEC 437.1
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • occlusive 437.1
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 674.0
      • specified type NEC 437.8
      • thrombotic - see Thrombosis, brain
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • cerebrovascular 437.9
      • with transient focal neurological signs and symptoms 435.9
      • acute 437.1
        • with transient focal neurological signs and symptoms 435.9
  • Ischemia, ischemic 459.9
    • cerebral (chronic) (generalized) 437.1
      • arteriosclerotic 437.0
      • intermittent (with transient neurologic deficit) 435.9
      • newborn 779.2
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 674.0
      • recurrent focal (with transient neurologic deficit) 435.9
      • transient (with transient neurologic deficit) 435.9
  • Lesion(s)
    • brain 348.8
      • congenital 742.9
      • vascular (see also Lesion, cerebrovascular) 437.9
        • degenerative 437.1
        • healed or old without residuals V12.54
        • hypertensive 437.2
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • cerebrovascular (see also Disease, cerebrovascular NEC) 437.9
      • degenerative 437.1
      • healed or old without residuals V12.54
      • hypertensive 437.2
      • specified type NEC 437.8
  • Thromboangiitis 443.1
    • obliterans (general) 443.1
      • cerebral 437.1
      • vessels
        • brain 437.1
        • spinal cord 437.1
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