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Acute myocardial infarction of other lateral wall (410.5)

ICD-9 code 410.5 for Acute myocardial infarction of other lateral wall is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE (410-414).

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Code Descriptor and Instructional Notes
Acute myocardial infarction of other lateral wall





high lateral


ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) of other lateral wall

Includes: cardiac infarction

coronary (artery):





infarction of heart, myocardium, or ventricle

rupture of heart, myocardium, or ventricle

ST elevation (STEMI) and non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction

any condition classifiable to 414.1-414.9 specified as acute or with a stated duration of 8 weeks or less

The following fifth-digit subclassification is for use with category 410:

0 episode of care unspecified

Use when the source document does not contain sufficient information for the assignment of fifth-digit 1 or 2.

1 initial episode of care

Use fifth-digit 1 to designate the first episode of care (regardless of facility site) for a newly diagnosed myocardial infarction. The fifth-digit 1 is assigned regardless of the number of times a patient may be transferred during the initial episode of care.

2 subsequent episode of care

Use fifth-digit 2 to designate an episode of care following the initial episode when the patient is admitted for further observation, evaluation or treatment for a myocardial infarction that has received initial treatment, but is still less than 8 weeks old.

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