AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2021 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
Bilateral Femoral Hernia withUnilateral Complication
The patient presented for repair of bilateral femoral hernias. The operative findings noted a large recurrent right femoral hernia with incarcerated colon and dense adhesions. Left side findings noted a moderate femoral hernia without incarceration. What diagnosis codes are assigned for bilateral femoral hernias when the obstruction/incarceration is only on one side? ...
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