Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 432.9
Unspecified intracranial hemorrhage
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Intracranial hemorr NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 432.9 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 432.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by bleeding from the cranium.
  • Bleeding within the cranium, which may be extradural, subdural, subarachnoid, or cerebral.
  • Bleeding within the cranium.
  • Bleeding within the cranium. (cdrh)
  • Bleeding within the skull, including hemorrhages in the brain and the three membranes of meninges. The escape of blood often leads to the formation of hematoma in the cranial epidural, subdural, and subarachnoid spaces.
Applies To
  • Intracranial hemorrhage NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 432.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I62.9 Nontraumatic intracranial hemorrhage, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 432.9:
  • Apoplexia, apoplexy, apoplectic (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
    • hemorrhagic (stroke) (see also Hemorrhage, brain) 432.9
  • Encephalorrhagia (see also Hemorrhage, brain) 432.9
    • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • apoplexy (stroke) 432.9
    • cranial 432.9
    • intracranial NEC 432.9
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 674.0
      • traumatic - see Hemorrhage, brain, traumatic
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