Acute myocardial infarction complication of ventricular septal defect (VSD)
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|Dx:||Acute myocardial infarction complication of ventricular septal defect (VSD)|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||Chronic Cardiac Disease, Coronary Artery Disease|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
- Use this code only if the VSD is a sequela of an acute MI.
- A VSD can form a few days after a myocardial infarction due to mechanical tearing of the septal wall, before scar tissue forms, when macrophages start remodeling the dead heart tissue.
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