Plastic and reconstructive surgery (medically necessary) - MBS item (45809)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

45809
Tumour or deep cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that there is a minimum of 5mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth structure or where a tumour or cyst has been proven by positive histopathology), in the oral and maxillofacial region, removal of, requiring wide excision, not being a service to which another item in this subgroup applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)

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