J Korean Acad Prosthodont.  2018 Jan;56(1):64-69. 10.4047/jkap.2018.56.1.64.

Fabrication of complete dentures for a patient with odontogenic myxoma: A case report

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  • 1Department of Prosthodontics, Gil Medical Center, Gachon University, Inchon, Republic of Korea. bb1018@hanmail.net

Abstract

Odontogenic myxoma of the jaws is a rare benign odontogenic tumor. In this case, a 61-year-old male patient had a chief complaint about maxillary anterior gingival mass and excisional biopsy result confirmed odontogenic myxoma. The clear acrylic resin custom tray was designed to minimize displacement of flabby tissue which remained after the surgery. Neutral zone and external impression technique could provide satisfactory result in terms of denture stability and retention during jaw relation record and wax denture try-in procedure. This clinical report describes fabrication of complete dentures for a patient with odontogenic myxoma in regard to flabby tissue and neutral zone.

Keyword

Odontogenic myxoma; Flabby tissue; Neutral zone; Complete denture

MeSH Terms

Biopsy
Denture Retention
Denture, Complete*
Dentures
Humans
Jaw
Jaw Relation Record
Male
Middle Aged
Myxoma*
Odontogenic Tumors
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