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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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NAPOLES GONZALEZ, Isidro de Jesús; NAPOLES SALAS, Ana María; RIVERON MARTINEZ, Yaimara  y  BUCETA AREA, Alfonso. Use of alternative colorants in nasal prosthesis: report of a case. AMC [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.3, pp.378-383. ISSN 1025-0255.

Background: appearance is directly related to the emotional security, so that defects bucomaxilofaciales generate harsh conflicts of identity and socialization and in many instances sufferers become psychologically traumatized and they get away from the social groups, but an adequate rehabilitation that returns the facial esthetics to these individuals and that her expectations fulfill, the repercussion that represents these limitations can reach a minimum, and. Objective: describing the confection of a nasal prosthesis of acrylic resin with the utilization of alternative colorants. Clinical case: he shows up for consultation of Prótesis of the Policlínico Universitario Julius Antonio Mella of Camaguey, the patient A.M.R, white, masculine of 71 years of age, release of the Service of Maxillofacial Cirugía of the Hospital Universitario Manuel Ascunce Domenech in order to change the nasal prosthesis in use. The patient was performed surgery on several times of a carcinoma on the nose in which the loss of its appendix and part of the jawbone was left as consequence, that it prevents him from accomplishing the swallowing, respiration, phonation and great esthetic commitment that affects it psychicly for the loss of his organ and for the nasal prosthesis in use correctly; Because it is unadjusted and with change of coloration. Conclusion: with the utilization of the dusts cosmetic as alternative coloration came true the nasal acrylic prosthesis where managed to to him the desired esthetics for the patient his rehabilitation morfofuncional bolstering up his self-esteem and the reincorporation to the society.


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