Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 552.1
Umbilical hernia with obstruction
  • Short description: Umbilical hernia w obstr.
  • ICD-9-CM 552.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 552.1 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 552.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 552.1: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 552.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K42.0 Umbilical hernia with obstruction, without gangrene
Approximate Synonyms
  • Incarcerated obstructed umbilical hernia
  • Incarcerated umbilical hernia
  • Incarcerated umbilical hernia w obstruction
  • Incarcerated umbilical hernia with obstruction
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia w obstruction
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia with obstruction
  • Obstructed umbilical hernia
  • Umbilical hernia w obstruction
Applies To
  • Parumbilical hernia specified as incarcerated, irreducible, strangulated, or causing obstruction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 552.1:
  • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) 553.9
    • funicular (umbilical) 553.1
      • with
        • gangrene (obstructed) 551.1
        • obstruction 552.1
      • spermatic cord - see Hernia, inguinal
    • paraumbilical 553.1
      • with
        • gangrene (obstructed) 551.1
        • obstruction 552.1
    • umbilicus, umbilical 553.1
      • with
        • gangrene (obstructed) 551.1
        • obstruction 552.1
  • Incarceration, incarcerated
    • exomphalos 552.1
    • sarcoepiplomphalocele 552.1
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