Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 552.20
Ventral, unspecified, hernia with obstruction
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Obstr ventral hernia NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 552.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 552.20 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 552.20.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 552.20: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 552.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K43.6 Other and unspecified ventral hernia with obstruction, without gangrene
Approximate Synonyms
  • Incarcerated obstructed ventral hernia
  • Incarcerated ventral hernia
  • Irreducible hernia of anterior abdominal wall
  • Irreducible incisional hernia of anterior abdominal wall (disorder)
  • Irreducible ventral hernia
  • Irreducible ventral hernia w obstruction
  • Irreducible ventral hernia with obstruction
  • Irreducible ventral incisional hernia
  • Obstructed incisional hernia of anterior abdominal wall (disorder)
  • Obstructed incisional ventral hernia
  • Ventral hernia w obstruction
  • Ventral hernia with obstruction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 552.20:
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