ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 16, 2017

See: Umbilical hernia

  ICD-10 Code for Umbilical hernia with obstruction, without gangrene K42.0

K42.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K42.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K40-K46 Hernia (K40-K46)
Category K42 Umbilical hernia

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Incarcerated umbilical hernia, without gangrene
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia, without gangrene
  • Strangulated umbilical hernia, without gangrene
  • Umbilical hernia causing obstruction, without gangrene

Related Terms to “Umbilical hernia with obstruction, without gangrene”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K42.0 Umbilical hernia with obstruction, without gangrene

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