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CLINICAL REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 119-121

Rehabilitation of a patient with partial glossectomy


Department of Prosthodontics, Dr. DY Patil Dental College, Pimpri, Pune, India

Correspondence Address:
Janani Mahadevan
Department of Prosthodontics, Dr. DY Patil Dental College, Pimpri, Pune
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4052.43617

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One of the most challenging complications in maxillofacial prosthetics is the rehabilitation of the patient who has lost all or a part of the tongue. Such patients have difficulties with deglutition, mastication, speech and saliva control. Dysfunction in swallowing is also a problem, and it often contributes to nutritional deficiency.


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