Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O87.3

Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium

  • O87.3 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, O87.3 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Cerebrovenous sinus thrombosis in the puerperium
Description Synonyms
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis postpartum
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) cerebral venous thrombosis
  • Postpartum cerebral venous thrombosis
ICD-10-CM Coding Information
  • O87.3 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • O87.3 is only applicable to female patients.
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 3 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 O87.3 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 O87.3 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM O87.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 769 Postpartum & post abortion diagnoses with o.r. procedure
  • 774 Vaginal delivery with complicating diagnoses
  • 776 Postpartum & post abortion diagnoses without o.r. procedure
Convert ICD-10-CM O87.3 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM O87.3: