2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63.6

Cerebral infarction due to cerebral venous thrombosis, nonpyogenic

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • I63.6 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Cerebral infrc due to cerebral venous thombos, nonpyogenic
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM I63.6 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I63.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 I63.6 may differ.
The following code(s) above I63.6 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 I63.6:
  • I00-I99
    2019 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
    2019 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 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis, nonpyogenic, with stroke
  • Cerebrovascular accident due to nonpyogenic cerebral venous thrombosis
ICD-10-CM I63.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 023 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx with mcc or chemotherapy implant or epilepsy with neurostimulator
  • 024 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx without mcc
  • 061 Ischemic stroke, precerebral occlusion or transient ischemia with thrombolytic agent with mcc
  • 062 Ischemic stroke, precerebral occlusion or transient ischemia with thrombolytic agent with cc
  • 063 Ischemic stroke, precerebral occlusion or transient ischemia with thrombolytic agent without cc/mcc
  • 064 Intracranial hemorrhage or cerebral infarction with mcc
  • 065 Intracranial hemorrhage or cerebral infarction with cc or tpa in 24 hours
  • 066 Intracranial hemorrhage or cerebral infarction without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert I63.6 to ICD-9-CM

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
Code annotations containing back-references to I63.6:
  • Type 1 Excludes: I67.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I67.6

    Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Nonpyogenic thrombosis of cerebral vein
    • Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous sinus
    Type 1 Excludes
    • nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system causing infarction (I63.6)
  • Type 2 Excludes: I82
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82

    Other venous embolism and thrombosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • venous embolism and thrombosis complicating:
    • abortion, ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.7)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O22.-, O87.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • venous embolism and thrombosis (of):
    • cerebral (I63.6, I67.6)
    • coronary (I21-I25)
    • intracranial and intraspinal, septic or NOS (G08)
    • intracranial, nonpyogenic (I67.6)
    • intraspinal, nonpyogenic (G95.1)
    • mesenteric (K55.0-)
    • portal (I81)
    • pulmonary (I26.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I63.6:
  • Infarct, infarction
    • cerebral I63.9-
      - see also Occlusion, artery cerebral or precerebral, with infarction
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I63.9-

      Cerebral infarction, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Stroke NOS
      Type 2 Excludes
      • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
      • due to
        • cerebral venous thrombosis, nonpyogenic I63.6

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I63.6
I63.531 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of right posterior cerebral artery
I63.532 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of left posterior cerebral artery
I63.533 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of bilateral posterior cerebral arteries
I63.539 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified posterior cerebral artery
I63.54 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of cerebellar artery
I63.541 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of right cerebellar artery
I63.542 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of left cerebellar artery
I63.543 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of bilateral cerebellar arteries
I63.549 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of unspecified cerebellar artery
I63.59 Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of other cerebral artery
I63.6 Cerebral infarction due to cerebral venous thrombosis, nonpyogenic
I63.8 Other cerebral infarction
I63.81 …… due to occlusion or stenosis of small artery
I63.89 Other cerebral infarction
I63.9 Cerebral infarction, unspecified
I65 Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries, not resulting in cerebral infarction
I65.0 Occlusion and stenosis of vertebral artery
I65.01 Occlusion and stenosis of right vertebral artery
I65.02 Occlusion and stenosis of left vertebral artery
I65.03 Occlusion and stenosis of bilateral vertebral arteries
I65.09 Occlusion and stenosis of unspecified vertebral artery

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.