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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 226-229

Single visit custom made flexible feeding obturator for an infant with tetralogy of fallot


1 Department of Prosthodontics, Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Pt. B. D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, India

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Manu Rathee
Department of Prosthodontics, Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Pt. B. D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-631X.162033

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Cleft lip and palate prevalence is more in patients with heart diseases than in patients with normal hearts. The co-existence of tetralogy of Fallot and cleft palate undermines the health of the infant by underfeeding and circulation of low arterial oxygen concentration. Early prosthodontic adjuvant therapy with feeding obturator is mandatory for rehabilitation till corrective surgery.


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