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    GIE Cosmo Provisionals: Interim Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Patient Following Partial Rhinectomy

    Surgical defects frequently have undesirable effects on the patient conception of esthetics and self-esteem. Rehabilitation of such operative defects poses difficult to the clinician. Provided this is a clinical report of the interim prosthetic treatment of an individual who underwent incomplete rhinectomy for basal cell carcinoma. Sinus resection included area of the nasal septum, the whole cartilage, and the ala. Interim nose prosthesis was fabricated because of this patient 3 weeks after surgery, to provide early treatment. This prosthesis provided a sociopsychological advantage to the individual, and the prosthesis was well tolerated. The spectacle eyeglasses maintained the prosthetic nasal area. Surgical flaws of the midface caused by malignant disease create…