Non-specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 552.0
Femoral hernia with obstruction
  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 552.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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Applies To
  • Femoral hernia specified as incarcerated, irreducible, strangulated, or causing obstruction
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