Plastic and reconstructive surgery (medically necessary) - MBS item (45632)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

45632
Rhinoplasty, partial, involving correction of lateral or alar cartilages, if: (a) the indication for surgery is: (i) airway obstruction and the patient has a self-reported NOSE Scale score of greater than 45; or (ii) significant acquired, congenital or developmental deformity; and (b) photographic and/or NOSE Scale evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes (Anaes.)

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