Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis G08

  • G08 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 G08 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G08 - other international versions of ICD-10 G08 may differ.
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)

Codes: = Billable

  • G08 Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.