Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 553.01
Recurrent unilateral or unspecified femoral hernia without obstruction or gangrene
  • Short description: Recur unil femoral hern.
  • ICD-9-CM 553.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 553.01 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 553.01 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K41.91 Unilateral femoral hernia, without obstruction or gangrene, recurrent
Approximate Synonyms
  • Femoral hernia, unilateral, recurrent
  • Left recurrent femoral hernia
  • Recurrent femoral hernia
  • Recurrent femoral hernia without obstruction AND without gangrene
  • Right recurrent femoral hernia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 553.01:
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