Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 435.1
Vertebral artery syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Vertebral artery syndrom.
  • ICD-9-CM 435.1 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 435.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Intermittent spinal claudication
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 435.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G45.0 Vertebro-basilar artery syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 435.1:
  • Claudication, intermittent 443.9
    • spinal cord (arteriosclerotic) 435.1
    • spinalis 435.1
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • vertebral artery 435.1
  • Ischemia, ischemic 459.9
    • vertebral artery (with transient neurologic deficit) 435.1
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
  • Steal
    • vertebral artery 435.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Verbiest's (claudicatio intermittens spinalis) 435.1
    • vertebral
      • artery 435.1
      • lumbar 724.4
      • steal 435.1
  • Verbiest's syndrome (claudicatio intermittens spinalis) 435.1
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