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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 64-69

Prosthetic challenges in a free fibula flap mandibular reconstruction: A 10-year follow-up of a case


School of Dentistry, University of Costa Rica, , Central America, Republic of Costa Rica

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Dr. Tatiana Vargas-Koudriavtsev
School of Dentistry, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica, San Pedro, Montes De Oca
Republic of Costa Rica
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jdi.jdi_13_17

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This case report describes the prosthetic challenges of a patient who underwent a partial hemimandibulectomy and a subsequent free fibula graft after a mucoepidermoid carcinoma resection. This type of osseous reconstruction has several functional as well as esthetic difficulties that must be considered when designing the prosthesis. A thorough case description as well as its follow-up is presented and discussed.


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