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ICD-10 Code for Inguinal hernia

K40

ICD-10 code K40 for Inguinal hernia is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the digestive system .

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Official Long Descriptor
Inguinal hernia
Includes: bubonocele
direct inguinal hernia
double inguinal hernia
indirect inguinal hernia
inguinal hernia NOS
oblique inguinal hernia
scrotal hernia
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ICD-9-CM↔ICD-10-CM
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