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International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2020, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part D

Palatal augmentation prosthesis for a patient with partial glossectomy: a case report

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Ruchika Iyer, Dr. Divya Hegde, Dr. Vijayalakshmi CR, Dr. Khushboo Mishra, Dr. Akansha Priya and Dr. Cora Coutinho
ABSTRACT:Cancers of the tongue are generally treated with primary surgical resection, partial glossectomy being one of option. Treatment for oral cancer may optimize survival, decrements in speech and swallowing function and quality of life often result and moreover it affects communicative function, swallowing ability, and quality of life after primary surgery.This case report describes the fabrication of a palatal augmentation prosthesis for a patient who underwent partial glossectomy due to squamous cell carcinoma of the right lateral border of the tongue. In this case, anterior palatal augmentation was attempted.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Ruchika Iyer, Dr. Divya Hegde, Dr. Vijayalakshmi CR, Dr. Khushboo Mishra, Dr. Akansha Priya, Dr. Cora Coutinho. Palatal augmentation prosthesis for a patient with partial glossectomy: a case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2020;6(2):229-231.
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