Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K42.0

Umbilical hernia with obstruction, without gangrene

  • K42.0 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, K42.0 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Umbilical hernia causing obstruction, without gangrene
  • Incarcerated umbilical hernia, without gangrene
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia, without gangrene
  • Strangulated umbilical hernia, without gangrene
Description Synonyms
  • Incarcerated obstructed umbilical hernia
  • Incarcerated umbilical hernia
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia w obstruction
  • Irreducible umbilical hernia with obstruction
  • Obstructed umbilical hernia
  • Umbilical hernia w obstruction
  • Umbilical hernia with obstruction
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 485 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 K42.0 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 K42.0 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM K42.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
Convert ICD-10-CM K42.0 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM K42.0: