Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 12

Prosthetic Management of Maxillary Defect Due to Mucormycosis - A Case Report

Hemant Gadge1*, Mahesh Gandhewar2, Sumanth Kori3, Suresh Nagaral4, Nageshnath Waghmare5 and Ashwini Pungle5

1Reader, Department of Prosthodontics, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
2Professor and Head of Department, Department of Prosthodontics, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
3Head of Dental Department, Alia International Hospital, Kuwait
4Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
5Post graduate student, Department of Prosthodontics, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: Hemant Gadge, Reader, Department of Prosthodontics, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India.

Received: October 14, 2021; Published: November 30, 2021

Abstract

This clinical report describes management of old diabetic patient with mucormycosis by surgical debridement, systemic antifungal administration and prosthetic adjunctive therapy and using hollow obturator. Restoration of esthetic and cosmetic appearance of patient along with restoration of function, protection of tissues, therapeutic and healing effect, psychological therapy and improving the quality of life are main objectives of rehabilitation. The rehabilitation successfully done with a hollow bulb obturator in a case presented with subtotal maxillectomy is explained in given case report.

Keywords: Hemi-maxillectomy; Mucormycosis; Hollow Obturator; Oro-antral Communication

References

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Citation

Citation: Hemant Gadge., et al. “Prosthetic Management of Maxillary Defect Due to Mucormycosis - A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.12 (2021): 114-118.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Hemant Gadge., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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