Subdural Hematoma ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Subdural Hemorrhage

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 432.1

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 432.1.

Known As

Subdural hematoma is also known as charcot’s arthropathy due to syringomyelia (disorder), chronic nontraumatic subdural hemorrhage (disorder), nontraumatic subdural hematoma, nontraumatic subdural hematoma with brain compression (disorder), nontraumatic subdural hematoma with brain compression and coma (disorder), nontraumatic subdural hemorrhage, spontaneous acute subdural hemorrhage (disorder), spontaneous subacute subdural hemorrhage (disorder), subdural hematoma, subdural hematoma nontraumatic w brain compression, subdural hematoma nontraumatic w coma and brain compression, subdural hematoma with brain compression, subdural hematoma with coma, subdural hemorrhage nontraumatic acute, subdural hemorrhage nontraumatic chronic, subdural hemorrhage nontraumatic subacute, subdural intracranial hematoma (disorder), subdural intracranial hemorrhage (disorder), syringomyelia w Charcots arthropathy, and syringomyelia with charcots arthropathy. This applies to subdural hematoma, nontraumatic

Subdural Hematoma Definition and Symptoms

A subdural hematoma is when bleeding occurs into the space between the dura, brain cover, and the brain itself which causes blood to pool on the surface of the brain. Symptoms include headache, confusion, dizziness, lethargy, weakness, and change in behavior. A person may also enter a coma immediately. This can also result in death.