2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.3

Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K41.3 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, w/o gangrene
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM K41.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K41.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 K41.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Femoral hernia (unilateral) causing obstruction, without gangrene
  • Incarcerated femoral hernia (unilateral), without gangrene
  • Irreducible femoral hernia (unilateral), without gangrene
  • Strangulated femoral hernia (unilateral), without gangrene
The following code(s) above K41.3 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to K41.3:
  • K00-K95
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range K00-K95

    Diseases of the digestive system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the digestive system
  • K40-K46
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range K40-K46

    Hernia

    Includes
    • acquired hernia
    • congenital [except diaphragmatic or hiatus] hernia
    • recurrent hernia
    Note
    • Hernia with both gangrene and obstruction is classified to hernia with gangrene.
    Hernia
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K41.3
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
K42 Umbilical hernia
K42.0 Umbilical hernia with obstruction, without gangrene

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.