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The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants



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Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 3 (1988), No. 2     1. June 1988
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 3 (1988), No. 2  (01.06.1988)

Page 141-144

Replacement of the Auricle by an Implant-Supported Prosthesis With a Cast Magnetic Splint Bar for Retention: A Case Report
Strassl, Hans
With the use of a new castable magnetic alloy it is possible to simplify the fabrication of an attachment for retaining a facial prosthesis. A case report of resection of an extensive basal cell carcinoma followed by restoration of the cheek and auricle using bone-anchored support is presented.

Keywords: auricle-replacement, magnetic alloy