2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O87.3

Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
  • O87.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM O87.3 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O87.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 O87.3 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • O87.3 is applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • O87.3 is applicable to female patients.
Applicable To
  • Cerebrovenous sinus thrombosis in the puerperium
The following code(s) above O87.3 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 O87.3:
  • O00-O9A
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range O00-O9A

    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

    Note
    • CODES FROM THIS CHAPTER ARE FOR USE ONLY ON MATERNAL RECORDS, NEVER ON NEWBORN RECORDS
    • Codes from this chapter are for use for conditions related to or aggravated by the pregnancy, childbirth, or by the puerperium (maternal causes or obstetric causes)
    • Trimesters are counted from the first day of the last menstrual period. They are defined as follows:
    • 1st trimester- less than 14 weeks 0 days
    • 2nd trimester- 14 weeks 0 days to less than 28 weeks 0 days
    • 3rd trimester- 28 weeks 0 days until delivery
    Type 1 Excludes
    • supervision of normal pregnancy (Z34.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    • postpartum necrosis of pituitary gland (E23.0)
    • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
    Use Additional
    • code from category Z3A, Weeks of gestation, to identify the specific week of the pregnancy, if known.
    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • O85-O92
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range O85-O92

    Complications predominantly related to the puerperium

    Type 2 Excludes
    • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
    Complications predominantly related to the puerperium
  • O87
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O87

    Venous complications and hemorrhoids in the puerperium

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • venous complications in labor, delivery and the puerperium
    Type 2 Excludes
    • obstetric embolism (O88.-)
    • puerperal septic thrombophlebitis (O86.81)
    • venous complications in pregnancy (O22.-)
    Venous complications and hemorrhoids in the puerperium
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis postpartum
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) cerebral venous thrombosis
ICD-10-CM O87.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 769 Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses with o.r. Procedure
  • 776 Postpartum and post abortion diagnoses without o.r. Procedure

Convert O87.3 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 O87.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: G08
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G08

    Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Septic embolism of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
    • Septic endophlebitis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
    • Septic phlebitis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
    • Septic thrombophlebitis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
    • Septic thrombosis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
    Type 1 Excludes
    • intracranial phlebitis and thrombophlebitis complicating:
    • abortion, ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.7)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O22.5, O87.3)
    • nonpyogenic intracranial phlebitis and thrombophlebitis (I67.6)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • intracranial phlebitis and thrombophlebitis complicating nonpyogenic intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis (G95.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O87.3:
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (bland) (multiple) (progressive) (silent) (vessel) I82.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82.90

    Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified vein

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Embolism of vein NOS
    • Thrombosis (vein) NOS
    • cerebrovenous sinus - see also Thrombosis, intracranial venous sinus
      • puerperium O87.3
    • intracranial (arterial) I66.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I66.9

      Occlusion and stenosis of unspecified cerebral artery

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • venous sinus (any) G08
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G08

        Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Septic embolism of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
        • Septic endophlebitis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
        • Septic phlebitis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
        • Septic thrombophlebitis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
        • Septic thrombosis of intracranial or intraspinal venous sinuses and veins
        Type 1 Excludes
        • intracranial phlebitis and thrombophlebitis complicating:
        • abortion, ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.7)
        • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O22.5, O87.3)
        • nonpyogenic intracranial phlebitis and thrombophlebitis (I67.6)
        Type 2 Excludes
        • intracranial phlebitis and thrombophlebitis complicating nonpyogenic intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis (G95.1)
        • puerperium O87.3
    • puerperal, postpartum O87.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O87.0

      Superficial thrombophlebitis in the puerperium

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
      Applicable To
      • Puerperal phlebitis NOS
      • Puerperal thrombosis NOS
      • brain (artery) O99.43
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O99.43

        Diseases of the circulatory system complicating the puerperium

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
        • venous O87.3 (sinus)
      • cerebral (artery) O99.43
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O99.43

        Diseases of the circulatory system complicating the puerperium

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
        • venous O87.3 (sinus)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O87.3
O86.22 Infection of bladder following delivery
O86.29 Other urinary tract infection following delivery
O86.4 Pyrexia of unknown origin following delivery
O86.8 Other specified puerperal infections
O86.81 Puerperal septic thrombophlebitis
O86.89 Other specified puerperal infections
O87 Venous complications and hemorrhoids in the puerperium
O87.0 Superficial thrombophlebitis in the puerperium
O87.1 Deep phlebothrombosis in the puerperium
O87.2 Hemorrhoids in the puerperium
O87.3 Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium
O87.4 Varicose veins of lower extremity in the puerperium
O87.8 Other venous complications in the puerperium
O87.9 Venous complication in the puerperium, unspecified
O88 Obstetric embolism
O88.0 Obstetric air embolism
O88.01 Obstetric air embolism in pregnancy
O88.011 Air embolism in pregnancy, first trimester
O88.012 Air embolism in pregnancy, second trimester
O88.013 Air embolism in pregnancy, third trimester
O88.019 Air embolism in pregnancy, unspecified trimester

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