2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63.01

Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of vertebral artery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • I63.01 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I63.01 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I63.01 - other international versions of ICD-10 I63.01 may differ.
The following code(s) above I63.01 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • 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 I63.01:
  • I00-I99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory 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)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
  • I60-I69
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range I60-I69

    Cerebrovascular diseases

    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (S06.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify presence of:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • hypertension (I10-I16)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Cerebrovascular diseases
  • I63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63

    Cerebral infarction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • occlusion and stenosis of cerebral and precerebral arteries, resulting in cerebral infarction
    Type 2 Excludes
    • sequelae of cerebral infarction (I69.3-)
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, to identify status post administration of tPA (rtPA) in a different facility within the last 24 hours prior to admission to current facility (Z92.82)
    Cerebral infarction
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I63.01:
  • Occlusion, occluded
    • artery I70.9
      - see also Atherosclerosis, artery
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.9

      Other and unspecified atherosclerosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • vertebral I65.0-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I65.0-

        Occlusion and stenosis of vertebral artery

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • with
          • infarction I63.21-
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63.21-

            Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of vertebral arteries

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I63.01
I62.0 Nontraumatic subdural hemorrhage
I62.00 …… unspecified
I62.01 Nontraumatic acute subdural hemorrhage
I62.02 Nontraumatic subacute subdural hemorrhage
I62.03 Nontraumatic chronic subdural hemorrhage
I62.1 Nontraumatic extradural hemorrhage
I62.9 Nontraumatic intracranial hemorrhage, unspecified
I63 Cerebral infarction
I63.0 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of precerebral arteries
I63.00 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unspecified precerebral artery
I63.01 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of vertebral artery
I63.011 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of right vertebral artery
I63.012 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left vertebral artery
I63.013 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of bilateral vertebral arteries
I63.019 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unspecified vertebral artery
I63.02 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of basilar artery
I63.03 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of carotid artery
I63.031 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of right carotid artery
I63.032 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of left carotid artery
I63.033 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of bilateral carotid arteries
I63.039 Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of unspecified carotid artery

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