ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S06.379A

Contus/lac/hem crblm w LOC of unsp duration, init

Diagnosis Code S06.379A

ICD-10: S06.379A
Short Description: Contus/lac/hem crblm w LOC of unsp duration, init
Long Description: Contusion, laceration, and hemorrhage of cerebellum with loss of consciousness of unspecified duration, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S06.379A

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the head (S00-S09)
      • Intracranial injury (S06)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Brain contusion with open intracranial wound, with 1-24 hours loss of consciousness
  • Brain injury with open intracranial wound AND brief loss of consciousness
  • Brain injury with open intracranial wound AND brief loss of consciousness
  • Brain injury without open intracranial wound AND with brief loss of consciousness
  • Brain injury without open intracranial wound AND with concussion
  • Brain injury without open intracranial wound AND with moderate loss of consciousness
  • Brain injury without open intracranial wound AND with moderate loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar contusion with open intracranial wound
  • Cerebellar contusion with open intracranial wound AND brief loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar contusion with open intracranial wound AND loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar contusion with open intracranial wound AND moderate loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar contusion without open intracranial wound
  • Cerebellar contusion without open intracranial wound AND with loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar contusion without open intracranial wound AND with moderate loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar laceration and contusion
  • Cerebellar laceration with open intracranial wound
  • Cerebellar laceration with open intracranial wound AND brief loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar laceration with open intracranial wound AND loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar laceration with open intracranial wound AND moderate loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar laceration without open intracranial wound
  • Cerebellar laceration without open intracranial wound AND with brief loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar laceration without open intracranial wound AND with concussion
  • Cerebellar laceration without open intracranial wound AND with loss of consciousness
  • Cerebellar laceration without open intracranial wound AND with moderate loss of consciousness
  • Closed hindbrain contusion

Information for Patients


Traumatic Brain Injury

Also called: Acquired brain injury, TBI

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when a bump, blow, jolt, or other head injury causes damage to the brain. Every year, millions of people in the U.S. suffer brain injuries. More than half are bad enough that people must go to the hospital. The worst injuries can lead to permanent brain damage or death. Half of all TBIs are from motor vehicle accidents. Military personnel in combat zones are also at risk.

Symptoms of a TBI may not appear until days or weeks following the injury. A concussion is the mildest type. It can cause a headache or neck pain, nausea, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and tiredness. People with a moderate or severe TBI may have those, plus other symptoms:

  • A headache that gets worse or does not go away
  • Repeated vomiting or nausea
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Inability to awaken from sleep
  • Slurred speech
  • Weakness or numbness in the arms and legs
  • Dilated eye pupils

Health care professionals use a neurological exam and imaging tests to assess TBI. Serious traumatic brain injuries need emergency treatment. Treatment and outcome depend on how severe the injury is. TBI can cause a wide range of changes affecting thinking, sensation, language, or emotions. TBI can be associated with post-traumatic stress disorder. People with severe injuries usually need rehabilitation.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Brain injury - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Chronic subdural hematoma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • EEG (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Head injury - first aid (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Subdural hematoma (Medical Encyclopedia)


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