Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 438
Late effects of cerebrovascular disease
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 438 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
This category is to be used to indicate conditions in 430-437 as the cause of late effects. The "late effects" include conditions specified as such, or as sequelae, which may occur at any time after the onset of the causal condition.
438 Excludes
  • personal history of:
    • cerebral infarction without residual deficits (V12.54)
    • PRIND (Prolonged reversible ischemic neurologic deficit) (V12.54)
    • RIND (Reversible ischemic neurological deficit) (V12.54)
    • transient ischemic attack (TIA) (V12.54)
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 438 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.