PROSTHETIC REHABILITATION OF UNILATERAL CONGENITALLY MISSING EAR- A CASE REPORTJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2019-09-02
Authors : Nimmi Gupta Vandita Srivastava Rajesh Bansal; Neeteesh K Shukla.;
Page : 1406-1410
Keywords : Auricular prosthesis silicone material spectacle retention.;
Loss of facial structures may be congenital or acquired. These maxillofacial defects can be rehabilitated by the prosthesis and/or cosmetic surgeries. Success of the prosthesis depends upon its retention. With the advancements, implants have served better option in terms of retention. Silicone are widely used material as compared to acrylic. This article describes a simple process to rehabilitate auricular defects with silicone prosthesis of simple retention mechanism with the help of spectacle and earring which is aesthetically and economically helpful for the patient. This method avoids cumbersome procedures used by other means.
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