Prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient after surgical reconstruction of the maxilla: a clinical report.

@article{Bilhan2011ProstheticRO,
  title={Prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient after surgical reconstruction of the maxilla: a clinical report.},
  author={Hakan Bilhan and Onur Geçkili and Canan Bural and Esma Sonmez and Erdem Guven},
  journal={Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          74-8
        }
}
Prosthetic management of maxillectomy cases is challenging, and a multidisciplinary approach is usually needed. This clinical report describes the treatment provided to a patient who presented with a moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma. A two-stage surgical protocol was followed for this purpose. At the first surgery, the anterior maxilla was resected, and the oral and nasal mucosal and osseous defect was reconstructed with an osteocutaneous flap from the radial forearm. At the… CONTINUE READING

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