Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Patient with Congenitally Deformed Ears

Minu Raju, Manoj Shetty, Krishna Prasad D

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Abstract

Treacher Collins syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant congenital disorder characterized by craniofacial deformities and is found in about 1 in 50,000 births. This is a bilaterally symmetrical abnormalities derived from the first and second brachial arches and the nasal placode. Unfortunately, many of the new surgical techniques are extensive and compromise the patient’s quality of life, not only function and esthetics but also the psychological status of the patient. These problems require prompt rehabilitation with surgery or prosthetic rehabilitation. This article presents a procedure in the basic fabrication of a prosthetic ear by a three-piece die technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-267
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Indian Prosthodontist Society
Volume14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24-12-2014
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)
  • Oral Surgery

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