The Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a partially amputated finger using a silicon prosthesis: A case report

  • Merazul Haque Teerthankar Mahaveer University, Moradabad
  • Rajani Dable
  • Puneet Mutneja
  • Spardha P Shrivastava
  • Sabzar Abdullah
Keywords: KEYWORDS: Partial finger amputation, Customized silicone finger prosthesis, Ring attachment


Abstract :

Loss always has a negative impact on an individual which engraves a feeling of incompleteness in many. Loss of anybody part creates an obstruction in the normal functioning of the body. Mostly the appendages such as arms, fingers, etc have a very important role in routine life which can restrict the living psychologically, functionally, and socially. The goal in rehabilitating a body part should be to create a substitute that is indistinguishable from adjacent and contralateral counterparts. Therefore maxillofacial prosthodontics is not only science but also an art. The present article is a case report of a person with a missing finger briefing the fabrication methodology of a custom-made silicone finger prosthesis.


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How to Cite
Haque, M., Dable, R., Mutneja, P., Shrivastava, S. P., & Abdullah, S. (2021). The Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a partially amputated finger using a silicon prosthesis: A case report . UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 6(3), 112-115.