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Title: Obturator fabrication after a Hemi-maxillectomy
Authors: Thornhill, Wayne Michael
Keywords: Obturator fabrication;Hemi-maxillectomy
Issue Date: 2002
Source: Thornhill, Wayne Michael, "Obturator fabrication after a Hemi-maxillectomy" (2002). Tygerberg Dental Sciences. Paper 52.
Series/Report no.: Tygerberg Dental Sciences;Paper 52
Abstract: This case study was conducted in order to partially fulfill the requirements of completing the B. Tech. Degree in Dental Technology at Peninsula Technikon. The case study involves a patient that was diagnosed with cancer and had to undergo surgery procedures in order to remove the tumour. The cancer tumour was located intra orally and grew to a considerable size that demanded immediate attention. After the patient underwent surgery the deformity or cavity known as a fistula had to be remodeled to simulate and restore the natural function and aesthetics of the patient. In this case study to be presented a detailed procedure in order to reconstruct the natural function and contour of the oral cavity after the surgery that was followed will be set out and explained.
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