I61.4: Intracerebral haemorrhage in cerebellum
You have had a bleed in your brain. The brain hemorrhage is in the cerebellum.
There are many blood vessels in the brain. You have had a bleed from a blood vessel. As a result, the brain tissue can no longer be properly supplied with blood. There are various risk factors that favor a bleed in the brain. A common cause is persistent high blood pressure. The high blood pressure damages the blood vessels in the brain. The blood vessels become stiff and can no longer adjust to the blood pressure. Then, if the blood pressure is particularly high, the blood vessels can rupture and the blood penetrates the brain tissue.
The cerebellum is part of the brain. The cerebellum is important for movement and balance. The cerebellum stores movement processes, for example, how one eats with cutlery or rides a bike. You have had a bleed in the cerebellum.
When someone has a stroke, brain tissue is damaged. A brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke. A brain hemorrhage may result in various problems. For example, you may no longer be able to coordinate movements properly, or to speak properly.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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