Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 550
Inguinal hernia
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 550 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 550: 2014 2015.
550 Includes
  • bubonocele
  • inguinal hernia (direct) (double) (indirect) (oblique) (sliding)
  • scrotal hernia
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