ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2018

See: Unspecified abdominal hernia

  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified abdominal hernia without obstruction or gangrene K46.9

K46.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K46.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Abdominal hernia NOS
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Related Terms to “Unspecified abdominal hernia without obstruction or gangrene”

  • Hernia, hernial(acquired) (recurrent) - K46.9
    • abdomen, abdominal - K46.9
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K46.9 Unspecified abdominal hernia without obstruction or gangrene

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