Icd 10 code left inguinal hernia

An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the groin region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the abdominal wall (transversalis fascia) in hesselbach’s triangle.

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What is the ICD 10 code for inguinal hernia?

ICD-10-CM Codes › K00-K95 Diseases of the digestive system › K40-K46 Hernia › Inguinal hernia K40 Inguinal hernia K40-

What is the K40 code for bilateral inguinal hernia?

K40.01 Bilateral inguinal hernia, with obstruction, … K40.10 Bilateral inguinal hernia, with gangrene, not… K40.11 Bilateral inguinal hernia, with gangrene, rec…

What is an indirect inguinal hernia?

"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category. An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the groin region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring.

How many types of inguinal hernias are there?

Inguinal hernia K40- > 1 bubonocele. 2 direct inguinal hernia. 3 double inguinal hernia. 4 indirect inguinal hernia. 5 inguinal hernia NOS. 6 … (more items)

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