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Title: The fabrication of a Prosthetic Mandible following a Fibromyxoma-Related Mandibulectomy
Authors: Bothma, Jan Truter
Keywords: Fibromyxoma tumor;Tumor;Prosthetic mandible;Mandibulectomy
Issue Date: 2003
Source: Bothma, Jan Truter, "The fabrication of a Prosthetic Mandible following a Fibromyxoma-Related Mandibulectomy" (2003). Tygerberg Dental Sciences. Paper 23.
Series/Report no.: Tygerberg Dental Sciences;Paper 23
Abstract: To retain muscle function, the muscle needs to be exercised regularly. In this case study a hemi-maxillectomy was done to remove a cancerous growth. It is necessary to replace the mandible that was removed in order to keep certain muscles functioning. The cancerous growth is a Fibromyxoma tumor. The basic characteristics of Fibromyxoma are given. The removal of the tumor and subsequent placement of the prosthesis is described.
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