Skin - MBS item (31359)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

31359
Malignant skin lesion (other than a malignant skin lesion covered by item 31371, 31372, 31373, 31374, 31375 or 31376), surgical excision (other than by shave excision), if: (a) the lesion is excised from nose, eyelid, eyebrow, lip, ear, digit or genitalia (the applicable site); and (b) the necessary excision area is at least one third of the surface area of the applicable site; and (c) the excised specimen is sent for histological examination; and (d) malignancy is confirmed from the excised specimen or previous biopsy (H) (Anaes.)

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