ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I67.6

Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system

Diagnosis Code I67.6

ICD-10: I67.6
Short Description: Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system
Long Description: Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I67.6

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69)
      • Other cerebrovascular diseases (I67)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 437.6 - Nonpyogen thrombos sinus

  • Cerebral vein occlusion
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis of cortical vein
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis of cortical vein without infarction
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis of great cerebral vein
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis of straight sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of superior sagittal sinus
  • Embolism of torcular Herophili
  • Intracranial venous thrombosis
  • Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous sinus
  • Rolandic vein occlusion syndrome
  • Thrombosis of basal vein
  • Thrombosis of cerebral veins
  • Thrombosis of superior anastomotic vein
  • Thrombosis of superior longitudinal sinus
  • Thrombosis of torcular Herophili

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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Stroke - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thrombolytic therapy (Medical Encyclopedia)

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