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CASE REPORT

Fabrication of an Ocular Prosthesis for a Pediatric Retinoblastoma Patient by a Simplified Technique

Pooran Chand, Arpan Pavaiya, Vikram Saumyendra Singh, Dayal Raghuvar Singh

Citation Information : Chand P, Pavaiya A, Saumyendra Singh V, Raghuvar Singh D. Fabrication of an Ocular Prosthesis for a Pediatric Retinoblastoma Patient by a Simplified Technique. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2010; 3 (2):97-99.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1061

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-05-2010


Abstract

Retinoblastoma is one of the more highly invasive and common intraocular malignancies of childhood. Treatment in most of the cases consists of enucleation followed by placement of orbital implants. Prosthetic rehabilitation is especially challenging in younger and precooperative pediatric patients. The following case report describes the rehabilitation of a 4-year-old child with retinoblastoma, with an ocular prosthesis fabricated by a simplified technique.


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