Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 437.6
Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous sinus
  • Short description: Nonpyogen thrombos sinus.
  • ICD-9-CM 437.6 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 437.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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437.6 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 437.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I67.6 Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 437.6:
  • Embolism 444.9
    • intracranial (see also Embolism, brain) 434.1
      • venous sinus (any) 325
        • late effect - see category 326
        • nonpyogenic 437.6
          • in pregnancy or puerperium 671.5
  • Phlebitis (infective) (pyemic) (septic) (suppurative) 451.9
    • intracranial sinus (any) (venous) 325
      • late effect - see category 326
      • nonpyogenic 437.6
        • in pregnancy or puerperium 671.5
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • cavernous sinus 437.6
  • Thrombophlebitis 451.9
    • cerebral (sinus) (vein) 325
      • late effect - see category 326
      • nonpyogenic 437.6
        • in pregnancy or puerperium 671.5
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • intracranial venous sinus (any) 325
      • late effect - see category 326
      • nonpyogenic 437.6
        • in pregnancy or puerperium 671.5
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (marantic) (multiple) (progressive) (vein) (vessel) 453.9
    • intracranial (see also Thrombosis, brain) 434.0
      • venous sinus (any) 325
        • nonpyogenic origin 437.6
          • in pregnancy or puerperium 671.5
    • marantic, dural sinus 437.6
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