ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 24, 2019

See: Umbilical hernia

  ICD-10 Code for Umbilical hernia with gangrene K42.1

K42.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K42.1 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
  • Gangrenous umbilical hernia

Related Terms to “Umbilical hernia with gangrene”

See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K42.1 Umbilical hernia with gangrene

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