ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G08

Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis

Diagnosis Code G08

ICD-10: G08
Short Description: Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
Long Description: Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G08

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The code G08 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system (G00-G09)
      • Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis (G08)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 325 - Phlebitis intrcran sinus

  • Cavernous sinus syndrome
  • Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis of cortical vein
  • Cerebral venous thrombosis of sigmoid sinus
  • Embolism cavernous sinus
  • Embolism lateral sinus
  • Embolism of basilar sinus
  • Embolism of cavernous venous sinus
  • Embolism of inferior sagittal sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of intracranial venous sinus
  • Embolism of lateral venous sinus
  • Embolism superior longitudinal sinus
  • Embolism transverse sinus
  • Endophlebitis
  • Endophlebitis of basilar sinus
  • Endophlebitis of cavernous venous sinus
  • Endophlebitis of inferior sagittal sinus
  • Endophlebitis of intracranial venous sinus
  • Endophlebitis of lateral venous sinus
  • Endophlebitis of superior sagittal sinus
  • Endophlebitis of torcular Herophili
  • Intracranial septic embolism
  • Intracranial septic thrombophlebitis
  • Intracranial sinus thrombosis, embolism AND/OR inflammation
  • Intracranial thrombophlebitis
  • Intracranial venous septic embolism
  • Non-pyogenic venous sinus thrombosis
  • Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
  • Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
  • Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of intracranial sinuses
  • Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of intracranial sinuses
  • Phlebitis cavernous sinus
  • Phlebitis of basilar sinus
  • Phlebitis of central nervous system venous sinuses
  • Phlebitis of inferior sagittal sinus
  • Phlebitis of intracranial venous sinus
  • Phlebitis of lateral venous sinus
  • Phlebitis of superior longitudinal sinus
  • Phlebitis of superior sagittal sinus
  • Phlebitis of torcular Herophili
  • Phlebitis transverse sinus
  • Postoperative phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of intracranial sinuses
  • Septic thrombophlebitis
  • Septic thrombophlebitis
  • Septic thrombophlebitis of cavernous sinus
  • Septic thrombophlebitis of cortical vein
  • Septic thrombophlebitis of great cerebral vein
  • Septic thrombophlebitis of lateral sinus
  • Septic thrombophlebitis of sagittal sinus
  • Septic thrombophlebitis of sigmoid sinus
  • Septic thrombophlebitis of straight sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis lateral venous sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of basal vein of Rosenthal
  • Thrombophlebitis of basilar sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of cavernous sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of central nervous system venous sinuses
  • Thrombophlebitis of cerebral vein
  • Thrombophlebitis of inferior sagittal sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of internal cerebral vein
  • Thrombophlebitis of intracranial venous sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of sigmoid sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of straight sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of superior anastomotic vein
  • Thrombophlebitis of superior longitudinal venous sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of superior sagittal sinus
  • Thrombophlebitis of torcular Herophili
  • Thrombophlebitis of transverse sinus
  • Thrombosis of basilar sinus
  • Thrombosis of cavernous venous sinus
  • Thrombosis of cerebral medullary veins
  • Thrombosis of inferior sagittal sinus
  • Thrombosis of lateral venous sinus
  • Thrombosis of superior anastomotic vein
  • Thrombosis of superior sagittal sinus
  • Thrombosis transverse sinus

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code G08 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Blood Clots

Also called: Hypercoagulability

Normally, if you get hurt, your body forms a blood clot to stop the bleeding. After the bleeding stops and healing takes place, your body usually breaks down and removes the clot. But some people get too many clots or their blood clots abnormally. Many conditions can cause the blood to clot too much or prevent blood clots from dissolving properly.

Risk factors for excessive blood clotting include

  • Certain genetic disorders
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Diabetes
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Overweight, obesity, and metabolic syndrome
  • Some medicines
  • Smoking
  • Staying in one position for a long time, such as being in the hospital or taking a long car or plane ride
  • Cancer and cancer treatments
Blood clots can form in, or travel to, the blood vessels in the brain, heart, kidneys, lungs, and limbs. A clot in the veins deep in the limbs is called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT usually affects the deep veins of the legs. If a blood clot in a deep vein breaks off and travels through the bloodstream to the lungs and blocks blood flow, it is called a pulmonary embolism. Other complications of blood clots include stroke, heart attack, kidney problems, kidney failure, and pregnancy-related problems.Treatments for blood clots include blood thinners and other medicines.

  • Arterial embolism (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Blood clots (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • D-dimer test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Prothrombin time (PT) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thrombophlebitis (Medical Encyclopedia)


Brain Diseases

The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating.

Inflammation in the brain can lead to problems such as vision loss, weakness and paralysis. Loss of brain cells, which happens if you suffer a stroke, can affect your ability to think clearly. Brain tumors can also press on nerves and affect brain function. Some brain diseases are genetic. And we do not know what causes some brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease.

The symptoms of brain diseases vary widely depending on the specific problem. In some cases, damage is permanent. In other cases, treatments such as surgery, medicines, or physical therapy can correct the source of the problem or improve symptoms.

  • Basal ganglia dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Brain abscess (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Brain surgery (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Central pontine myelinolysis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) collection (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • EEG (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hepatic encephalopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pseudotumor cerebri (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)


Spinal Cord Diseases

Your spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the middle of your back. It carries signals back and forth between your body and your brain. It is protected by your vertebrae, which are the bone disks that make up your spine. If you have an accident that damages the vertebrae or other parts of the spine, this can also injure the spinal cord. Other spinal cord problems include

  • Tumors
  • Infections such as meningitis and polio
  • Inflammatory diseases
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Degenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy

Symptoms vary but might include pain, numbness, loss of sensation and muscle weakness. These symptoms can occur around the spinal cord, and also in other areas such as your arms and legs. Treatments often include medicines and surgery.

  • Epidural abscess (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Spinal cord abscess (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Spinal tumor (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Subacute combined degeneration (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Syphilitic myelopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)

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