Billable Medical Code for Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 431
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 431.
Intracerebral hemorrhage is also known as intracerebral hemorrhage hemispheric, intracerebral hemorrhage in brain stem, intracerebral hemorrhage in cerebellum, intracerebral hemorrhage intraparenchymal nontraumatic, intracerebral hemorrhage multiple localized, intracerebral hemorrhage nontraumatic, intracerebral hemorrhage subcortical hemi, spontaneous cerebral hemorrhage (disorder), spontaneous cerebral hemorrhage with coma and compression of brain (disorder), spontaneous cerebral hemorrhage with compression of brain (disorder), and spontaneous intraparenchymal cerebral hemorrhage (disorder).
Intracerebral Hemorrhage Definition and Symptoms
Intracerebral hemorrhage is a stoke that is caused by bleeding in the brain tissue. The most common causes include head trauma, liver disease, aneurysm, blood vessel abnormalities, and high blood pressure. Symptoms include sudden headache, seizures, nausea, loss of balance, abnormal sense of taste, difficulty swallowing, weakness in one arm or leg, lethargy, changes in vision, and a loss of consciousness.