Prosthodontic Treatment of a Patient with Combination Syndrome

A Clinical Case Report

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Abstract

Combination syndrome commonly occurs in patients with a completely edentulous maxilla opposed by a bilateral distal-extension removable partial denture. is syndrome poses a considerable challenge to dentists. e symptoms of the syndrome consist of anterior maxillary bone loss, mandibular bone loss, tuberosity overgrowth, and alveolar ridge canting. All of these eects render prosthetic treatment more difficult, and although it is preferable to use dental implants for functional support, complex cases still require conventional prosthetic treatments for medical or nancial reasons. This clinical report presents the prosthodontic management of a patient exhibiting combination syndrome along with a discussion of relevant literature.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-25
JournalJournal of Prosthodontics and Implantology
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Prosthodontics
Maxilla
Removable Partial Denture
Alveolar Process
Dental Implants
Therapeutics
Dentists
Bone and Bones

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