2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.31

Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, recurrent

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K41.31 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unilateral femoral hernia, w obst, w/o gangrene, recurrent
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K41.31 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K41.31 - other international versions of ICD-10 K41.31 may differ.
The following code(s) above K41.31 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 K41.31:
  • K00-K95
    2019 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
    2019 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
  • K41.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.3

    Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    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
    Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene
Approximate Synonyms
  • Femoral hernia unilateral recurrent with obstruction
  • Femoral hernia, unilateral, recurrent, irreducible
  • Left recurrent femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Left recurrent incarcerated femoral hernia
  • Left recurrent incarcerated femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Recurrent incarcerated femoral hernia
  • Recurrent irreducible femoral hernia
  • Recurrent irreducible femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Recurrent obstructed femoral hernia
  • Recurrent obstructed irreducible femoral hernia
  • Right recurrent femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Right recurrent incarcerated femoral hernia
  • Right recurrent incarcerated femoral hernia with obstruction
  • Unilateral recurrent irreducible femoral hernia
ICD-10-CM K41.31 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert K41.31 to ICD-9-CM

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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K41.31:
  • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) K46.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K46.9

    Unspecified abdominal hernia without obstruction or gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abdominal hernia NOS
    • femoral K41.90
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.90

      Unilateral femoral hernia, without obstruction or gangrene, not specified as recurrent

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Femoral hernia NOS
      • Unilateral femoral hernia NOS
      • with
        • obstruction K41.30
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.30

          Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, not specified as recurrent

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
          Applicable To
          • Femoral hernia, with obstruction NOS
          • Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction NOS
          • recurrent K41.31
      • unilateral K41.90
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.90

        Unilateral femoral hernia, without obstruction or gangrene, not specified as recurrent

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Femoral hernia NOS
        • Unilateral femoral hernia NOS
        • with
          • obstruction K41.30
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.30

            Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene, not specified as recurrent

              2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
            Applicable To
            • Femoral hernia, with obstruction NOS
            • Unilateral femoral hernia, with obstruction NOS
            • recurrent K41.31

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K41.31
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
K42.1 Umbilical hernia with gangrene
K42.9 Umbilical hernia without obstruction or gangrene

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