"Maxillofacial Prosthesis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A prosthetic appliance for the replacement of areas of the maxilla, mandible, and face, missing as a result of deformity, disease, injury, or surgery. When the prosthesis replaces portions of the mandible only, it is referred to as MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS.
- Maxillofacial Prosthesis
- Maxillofacial Prostheses
- Prostheses, Maxillofacial
- Prosthesis, Maxillofacial
- Maxillary Prosthesis
- Maxillary Prostheses
- Prostheses, Maxillary
- Prosthesis, Maxillary
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Maxillofacial Prosthesis" by people in Profiles.
Efficacy of speech aid prostheses for acquired defects of the soft palate and velopharyngeal inadequacy--clinical assessments and cephalometric analysis: a Memorial Sloan-Kettering Study. Head Neck. 2005 Mar; 27(3):195-207.