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International Journal of Experimental Dental Science
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ABSTRACT

Hand deformities affects function and esthetics. Moreover, for the majority of patients, the loss of a finger can lead to psychological problems. This report describes the fabrication of a silicone finger prosthesis for a patient after an accident. The finger prosthesis was retained by a vacuum effect on the stump. The room temperature vulcanizing (RTV) silicone material was used to provide function and esthetics. The finger prosthesis offered psychological, functional, and rehabilitative advantages for the patient.

Keywords: Amputee, Digit prosthesis, Limb prosthesis, Silicone finger prosthesis.

How to cite this article: Tomar BS, Chandu GS, Singh S, Sapat M, Khatri M, Jain P. Concealment of Amputation: Silicone Finger Prosthesis. Int J Experiment Dent Sci 2016;5(2):146-150.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None

 
 
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