Brain compression, including herniation
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|Dx:||Brain compression, including herniation|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||Tentorial Herniation|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
This diagnosis is a part of ICD10 collection.
- This code includes any evidence of so-called mass effect that compresses all or part of the brain.
- The magnitude can be small (e.g. a small "shift" seen on CT) all the up to massive, as in brain herniation.
- This code includes NON-TRAUMATIC causes only. For brain compression (including herniation) secondary to head trauma, use instead Brain injury, diffuse (TBI), injury/trauma
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