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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 206-208

Rehabilitation and assessment of speech and mastication in bilateral total maxillectomy patient


1 Department of Dental and Prosthetic Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. E. Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, India
2 Department of Surgery (Plastic), Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. E. Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, India
3 Department of Head and Neck Services, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. E. Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, India

Correspondence Address:
Kanchan P Dholam
Dept. of Dental and Prosthetics Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. E. Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.30699

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The clinical management of a patient with bilateral maxillectomy is reported. Reconstruction of the hard palate, nasal wall, maxillectomy site and cheek skin was done with free fibular osetomyocutaneous flap. Prosthetic rehabilitation with secondary insertion of osseointegrated implant was planned for this patient. This patient was assessed for speech and mastication with altered oral anatomy after rehabilitation.


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