ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 2017

See: Bilateral inguinal hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene

  ICD-10 Code for Bilateral inguinal hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, not specified as recurrent K40.00

K40.00 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K40.00 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K40-K46 Hernia (K40-K46)
Category K40 Inguinal hernia

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Bilateral inguinal hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene NOS

Related Terms to “Bilateral inguinal hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, not specified as recurrent”

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