Volume 6 Issue 1 (January - February), 2020

Case Reports

Prosthetic Rehabilitation by an Aesthetic Finger Prosthesis- A Case Report
Puneet Sharma, Gitanjali Mago

Complete or partial fingers are the most commonly encountered forms of partial hand losses which have a negative impact on physical and psychological well being of an individual. In order to alleviate these problems, an aesthetic prosthesis should be fabricated which can offer psychological, functional and rehabilitative advantages to the patient. The success of a prosthetic restoration primarily depends on its retention. This clinical report portrays a method to fabricate silicone finger prosthesis for a patient who has a partial fingers losses caused by occupational trauma. Silicone material was used to provide function and esthetics for this patient. Keywords: finger prosthesis, prosthesis retention, silicone materials, traumatic amputation

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