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Code for partially dislodged belly button ring?

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    Default Code for partially dislodged belly button ring?
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    I have an ER chart with a patient with partially dislodged belly button ring...any ideas on how to code this?

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    I would code that as a foreign body of the skin, 911.6, since the belly button ring is a foreign agent that is not a normal anatomical occurrence. It's an alien to the body, in other words.

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