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obturator hernia

  1. Default obturator hernia
    Medical Coding Books
    Any thoughts on coding for an obturator hernia? It's deep in the pelvic area?
    Thank you for your thoughts!

  2. Default
    How about 553.8 (abdominal cavity hernia)?


  3. Exclamation In regards to the Obturator Hernia
    What CPT code would you use to repair this type of hernia?

  4. #4
    Quincy, MA
    I'm trying to code the same thing, although it's incarcerated. Anyone know what CPT to use?
    Leanne, CPC
    General/Vascular Surgery

  5. #5
    I would look at 44050 it might apply if the surgeon did it via laparotomy.

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