dx for snake bites

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Coding for venomous and non-venomous snake bites. Is it correct to code the venomous snake bites as injury code only and non-venomous snake bites as open wound? Just trying to understand the guidelines on this as to why an open wound would not be coded regardless?

Thanks for any help.
 
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