Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 552.00
Unilateral or unspecified femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Short description: UNIL FEMORAL HERN W OBST.
  • ICD-9-CM 552.00 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 552.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Femoral hernia w obstruction
  • Femoral hernia, unilateral with obstruction
  • Incarcerated femoral hernia
  • Irreducible femoral hernia
  • Irreducible femoral hernia w obstruction
  • Irreducible femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Irreducible obstructed femoral hernia
  • Obstructed femoral hernia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 552.00 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K41.30 Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, not specified as recurrent
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 552.00:
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