Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 552.03
Femoral hernia with obstruction, bilateral, recurrent
  • Short description: Rec bil fem hern w obstr.
  • ICD-9-CM 552.03 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 552.03 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 552.03.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 552.03: 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat recurrent femoral hernia w obstruction
  • Bilat recurrent incarcerated femoral hernia
  • Bilat recurrent irreducible femoral hernia
  • Bilat recurrent irreducible femoral hernia w obstruction
  • Bilateral recurrent irreducible femoral hernia
  • Bilateral recurrent irreducible obstructed femoral hernia
  • Both sides irreducible femoral hernias, obstruction
  • Both sides recurrent femoral hernias with obstruction
  • Both sides recurrent incarcerated femoral hernias
  • Both sides recurrent irreducible femoral hernias
  • Intestinal gangrene and obstruction due to right femoral hernia
  • Intestinal obstruction due to bilateral recurrent femoral hernias
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 552.03 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K41.01 Bilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, recurrent
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 552.03:
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