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Other late effects of cerebrovascular disease (438.89)

ICD-9 code 438.89 for Other late effects of cerebrovascular disease is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE (430-438).

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Code Descriptor and Instructional Notes
Other late effects of cerebrovascular disease

Use additional code to identify the late effect

Note: This category is to be used to indicate conditions in 430-437 as the cause of late effects. The "late effects" include conditions specified as such, or as sequelae, which may occur at any time after the onset of the causal condition.

Excludes: personal history of:

cerebral infarction without residual deficits (V12.54)

PRIND (Prolonged reversible ischemic neurologic deficit) (V12.54)

RIND (Reversible ischemic neurological deficit) (V12.54)

transient ischemic attack (TIA) (V12.54)

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