Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 432.9
Unspecified intracranial hemorrhage
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 432.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 432.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 432.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I62.9 Nontraumatic intracranial hemorrhage, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by bleeding from the cranium
  • Bleeding within the cranium
  • Bleeding within the cranium, which may be extradural, subdural, subarachnoid, or cerebral
  • 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
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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