ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017

See: Unilateral inguinal hernia, with gangrene

  ICD-10 Code for Unilateral inguinal hernia, with gangrene, recurrent K40.41

K40.41 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K40.41 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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