The fabrication of a Prosthetic Mandible following a Fibromyxoma-Related Mandibulectomy

04 Dec 2013

To retain muscle function, the muscle needs to be exercised regularly. In this case study a hemi-maxillectomy was done to remove a cancerous growth. It is necessary to replace the mandible that was removed in order to keep certain muscles functioning. The cancerous growth is a Fibromyxoma tumor. The basic characteristics of Fibromyxoma are given. The removal of the tumor and subsequent placement of the prosthesis is described.