Plastic and reconstructive surgery (medically necessary) - MBS item (45658)
The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.
Correction of a congenital deformity of the ear if: (a)the congenital deformity is not related to a prominent ear; and (b) the deformity has been clinically diagnosed as a constricted ear, Stahl's ear, or a similar congenital deformity; and (c) photographic evidence demonstrating the clinical need for this service is documented in the patient notes. (Anaes.) (Assist.)