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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 169-172

Postoperative custom-made submandibular two-part silicone prosthesis


1 Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities (Divyangjan), Under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Governement of India, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities, Under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Rekon Prosthetic and Orthotics Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
4 Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Artificial Limb Manufacturing Corporation of India, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Smita Nayak
Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities (Divyangjan), 4, Vishnu Digamber Marg, New Delhi - 110 002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijhas.IJHAS_36_20

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Any defect or loss of cosmesis to the face and neck area leads to greater impact on self esteem and psychology. Post operative Squamous cell carcinomas at sub mandibular area comprise a thrashing in cosmesis, difficulty in verbal communication and swallowing. A 45-years woman undergone surgical intervention rehabilitated with sub mandibular magnetic retained prosthesis. Notable improvement observed in score of appearance, pain, mood and swallowing through University of Washington Quality of life (UW-QOL) questionnaire post fitment of prosthesis.


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