Femoral hernia K41-

Clinical Information
  • A groin hernia occurring inferior to the inguinal ligament and medial to the femoral vein and femoral artery. The femoral hernia sac has a small neck but may enlarge considerably when it enters the subcutaneous tissue of the thigh. It is caused by defects in the abdominal wall.
Codes
  • K41 Femoral hernia
    • K41.0 Bilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene
      • K41.00 …… not specified as recurrent
      • K41.01 …… recurrent
    • K41.1 Bilateral femoral hernia, with gangrene
      • K41.10 …… not specified as recurrent
      • K41.11 …… recurrent
    • K41.2 Bilateral femoral hernia, without obstruction or gangrene
      • K41.20 …… not specified as recurrent
      • K41.21 …… recurrent
    • K41.3 Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene
      • K41.30 …… not specified as recurrent
      • K41.31 …… recurrent
    • K41.4 Unilateral femoral hernia, with gangrene
      • K41.40 …… not specified as recurrent
      • K41.41 …… recurrent
    • K41.9 Unilateral femoral hernia, without obstruction or gangrene
      • K41.90 …… not specified as recurrent
      • K41.91 …… recurrent