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lateral wall ischemia - would code this

Mrutkowski18

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"The patient was found to have a positive stress test in the form of laterl wall ischemia."

Could someone please tell me how they would code this?
I'm stuck. I understand that the "lateral wall" is refering to the heart but I just don't know if I'm safe to use 414.9 Coronary Ischemia or if I just need to use 459.9 Ischemia.
Any thoughts would be helpful!
 
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