ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 434.91

Crbl art ocl NOS w infrc

Diagnosis Code 434.91

ICD-9: 434.91
Short Description: Crbl art ocl NOS w infrc
Long Description: Cerebral artery occlusion, unspecified with cerebral infarction
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 434.91

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system
    • Cerebrovascular disease (430-438)
      • 434 Occlusion of cerebral arteries

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acute lacunar infarction
  • Anterior cerebral circulation infarction
  • Brain stem infarction
  • Cerebellar infarction
  • Cerebral infarct due to thrombosis of precerebral arteries
  • Cerebral infarction
  • Cerebral infarction due to cerebral venous thrombosis, non-pyogenic
  • Cerebrovascular accident
  • Cerebrovascular accident due to cerebral artery occlusion
  • Dysarthria-clumsy hand syndrome
  • Hemorrhagic cerebral infarction
  • Infarction of basal ganglia
  • Infarction of medulla oblongata
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Ischemic stroke with coma
  • Ischemic stroke without coma
  • Lacunar infarction
  • Left sided cerebral infarction
  • Millard-Gubler syndrome
  • Multi-infarct state
  • Occipital cerebral infarction
  • Occlusion of cerebral artery with stroke
  • Paralytic stroke
  • Partial anterior cerebral circulation infarction
  • Posterior cerebral circulation hemorrhagic infarction
  • Posterior cerebral circulation infarction
  • Pure motor lacunar infarction
  • Pure sensorimotor lacunar infarction
  • Pure sensory lacunar infarction
  • Reversible ischemic neurologic deficit syndrome
  • Right sided cerebral infarction
  • Top of basilar syndrome
  • Total anterior cerebral circulation infarction

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Ischemic Stroke

Also called: Embolic Stroke, Thrombotic stroke

A stroke is a medical emergency. There are two types - ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic stroke is the most common type. It is usually caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain. This keeps blood from flowing to the brain. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. Another cause is stenosis, or narrowing of the artery. This can happen because of atherosclerosis, a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) occur when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted briefly. Having a TIA can mean you are at risk for having a more serious stroke.

Symptoms of stroke are

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg (especially on one side of the body)
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

It is important to treat strokes as quickly as possible. Blood thinners may be used to stop a stroke while it is happening by quickly dissolving the blood clot. Post-stroke rehabilitation can help people overcome disabilities caused by stroke damage.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Preventing stroke
  • Stroke - discharge
  • Thrombolytic therapy

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