ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I65

Occls and stenosis of precerb art, not rslt in cereb infrc

Diagnosis Code I65

ICD-10: I65
Short Description: Occls and stenosis of precerb art, not rslt in cereb infrc
Long Description: Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries, not resulting in cerebral infarction
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I65

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system
    • Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69)
      • Occls and stenosis of precerb art, not rslt in cereb infrc (I65)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Vascular Diseases

The vascular system is the body's network of blood vessels. It includes the arteries, veins and capillaries that carry blood to and from the heart. Problems of the vascular system are common and can be serious. Arteries can become thick and stiff, a problem called atherosclerosis. Blood clots can clog vessels and block blood flow to the heart or brain. Weakened blood vessels can burst, causing bleeding inside the body.

You are more likely to have vascular disease as you get older. Other factors that make vascular disease more likely include

  • Family history of vascular or heart diseases
  • Pregnancy
  • Illness or injury
  • Long periods of sitting or standing still
  • Any condition that affects the heart and blood vessels, such as diabetes or high cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Obesity

Losing weight, eating healthy foods, being active and not smoking can help vascular disease. Other treatments include medicines and surgery.

  • Aortic arch syndrome
  • Arterial embolism
  • Arteriogram
  • Cerebral angiography
  • Duplex ultrasound
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Venous ulcers -- self-care

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