2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43.6

Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction

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  • the type of cerebral infarction (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63
    • I63 Cerebral infarction
      • I63.0 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of prec...
        • I63.00 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.01 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of vert...
          • I63.011 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of righ...
          • I63.012 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left...
          • I63.013 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of bila...
          • I63.019 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.02 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of basi...
        • I63.03 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of caro...
          • I63.031 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of righ...
          • I63.032 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left...
          • I63.033 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of bila...
          • I63.039 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.09 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of othe...
      • I63.1 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of precer...
        • I63.10 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.11 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of verteb...
          • I63.111 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of right ...
          • I63.112 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of left v...
          • I63.113 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of bilate...
          • I63.119 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.12 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of basila...
        • I63.13 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of caroti...
          • I63.131 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of right ...
          • I63.132 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of left c...
          • I63.133 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of bilate...
          • I63.139 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.19 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of other ...
      • I63.2 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.20 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.21 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.211 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.212 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.213 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.219 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.22 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.23 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.231 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.232 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.233 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.239 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.29 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
      • I63.3 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of cere...
        • I63.30 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.31 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of midd...
          • I63.311 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of righ...
          • I63.312 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left...
          • I63.313 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of bila...
          • I63.319 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.32 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of ante...
          • I63.321 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of righ...
          • I63.322 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left...
          • I63.323 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of bila...
          • I63.329 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.33 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of post...
          • I63.331 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of righ...
          • I63.332 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left...
          • I63.333 Cerebral infarction to thrombosis of bilatera...
          • I63.339 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.34 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of cere...
          • I63.341 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of righ...
          • I63.342 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left...
          • I63.343 Cerebral infarction to thrombosis of bilatera...
          • I63.349 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unsp...
        • I63.39 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of othe...
      • I63.4 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of cerebr...
        • I63.40 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.41 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of middle...
          • I63.411 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of right ...
          • I63.412 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of left m...
          • I63.413 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of bilate...
          • I63.419 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.42 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of anteri...
          • I63.421 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of right ...
          • I63.422 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of left a...
          • I63.423 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of bilate...
          • I63.429 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.43 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of poster...
          • I63.431 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of right ...
          • I63.432 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of left p...
          • I63.433 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of bilate...
          • I63.439 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.44 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of cerebe...
          • I63.441 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of right ...
          • I63.442 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of left c...
          • I63.443 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of bilate...
          • I63.449 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of unspec...
        • I63.49 Cerebral infarction due to embolism of other ...
      • I63.5 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.50 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.51 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.511 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.512 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.513 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.519 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.52 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.521 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.522 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.523 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.529 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.53 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.531 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.532 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.533 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.539 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.54 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.541 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.542 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.543 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
          • I63.549 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
        • I63.59 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlus...
      • I63.6 Cerebral infarction due to cerebral venous th...
      • I63.8 Other cerebral infarction
      • I63.9 Cerebral infarction, unspecified
    I63.-
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The following code(s) above G43.6 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to G43.6:
  • G00-G99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range G00-G99

    Diseases of the nervous system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the nervous system
  • G43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43

    Migraine

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • the following terms are to be considered equivalent to intractable: pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant), treatment resistant, refractory (medically) and poorly controlled
    Type 1 Excludes
    • headache NOS (R51)
    • lower half migraine (G44.00)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • headache syndromes (G44.-)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Migraine
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to G43.6:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G43.6
G43.41 Hemiplegic migraine, intractable
G43.411 …… with status migrainosus
G43.419 …… without status migrainosus
G43.5 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarction
G43.50 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarction, not intractable
G43.501 …… with status migrainosus
G43.509 …… without status migrainosus
G43.51 Persistent migraine aura without cerebral infarction, intractable
G43.511 …… with status migrainosus
G43.519 …… without status migrainosus
G43.6 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction
G43.60 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, not intractable
G43.601 …… with status migrainosus
G43.609 …… without status migrainosus
G43.61 Persistent migraine aura with cerebral infarction, intractable
G43.611 …… with status migrainosus
G43.619 …… without status migrainosus
G43.7 Chronic migraine without aura
G43.70 Chronic migraine without aura, not intractable
G43.701 …… with status migrainosus
G43.709 …… without status migrainosus

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