6.2 Headache attributed to non-traumatic intracranial haemorrhage

Coded elsewhere:

Headache attributed to traumatic intracerebral and/or subarachnoid haemorrhage or to traumatic intracerebral, subdural or epidural haematoma is coded as 5.1.1 Acute headache attributed to moderate or severe traumatic injury to the head or 5.2.1 Persistent headache attributed to moderate or severe traumatic injury to the head.

Description:

Headache caused by non-traumatic intracranial haemorrhage, generally with sudden (even thunderclap) onset. Depending on the type of haemorrhage, it may be isolated or associated with focal neurological deficits.