Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 552.01
Femoral hernia with obstruction, unilateral or unspecified, recurrent
  • Short description: Rec unil fem hern w obst.
  • ICD-9-CM 552.01 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 552.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 552.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 552.01: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Femoral hernia unilateral recurrent with obstruction
  • Femoral hernia, unilateral, recurrent, irreducible
  • Recurrent femoral hernia w obstruction
  • Recurrent incarcerated femoral hernia
  • Recurrent irreducible femoral hernia
  • Recurrent irreducible femoral hernia w obstruction
  • Recurrent irreducible femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Recurrent obstructed femoral hernia
  • Recurrent obstructed irreducible femoral hernia
  • Unilateral recurrent irreducible femoral hernia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 552.01 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K41.31 Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, recurrent
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 552.01:
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