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    Default Help with fish hook in cheek

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    How to code a fish hook in the cheek? Is it coded as open wound only 873.41 or should
    a 910.xx be coded?

    Thanks for any help.

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    Look at 873.51 (fish hook=foreign body=complicated open wound) and V90.89
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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