Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I67.9

Cerebrovascular disease, unspecified

  • I67.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, I67.9 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder resulting from inadequate blood flow in the vessels that supply the brain. Representative examples include cerebrovascular ischemia, cerebral embolism, and cerebral infarction.
  • A spectrum of pathological conditions of impaired blood flow in the brain. They can involve vessels (arteries; or veins) in the cerebrum, the cerebellum, and the brain stem. Major categories include intracranial arteriovenous malformations; brain ischemia; cerebral hemorrhage; and others.
  • Broad category of disorders of blood flow in the arteries and veins which supply the brain; includes cerebral infarction, brain ischemia, brain hypoxia, intracranial embolism and thrombosis, intracranial arteriovenous malformations, etc; not limited to conditions that affect the cerebrum, but refers to vascular disorders of the entire brain.
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 56,464 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 I67.9 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 I67.9 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM I67.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 070 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders with mcc
  • 071 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders with cc
  • 072 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders without cc/mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM I67.9 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM I67.9: