Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Facial disfigurement


Prosthetic Management of Nasal Defect in Pigmentary Mosaicism- A Rare Case

Dr. Hetal Purohit; Dr. Sweta Kale Pisulkar; Dr. Surekha Godbole; Dr. Seema Sathe (Kambala); Dr. Chinmayee Dahihandekar; Dr Sweta Kale Pisulkar

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 1238-1244

Nose is one of the most commonly associated defect in the trauma involving
craniofacial region. The resulting aesthetic and structural defect causes facial
disfigurement affecting the overall personality of the patient.The defect not only affects the
individual with impaired functionality but also psychologically. Hence, the treatment
involves multidisciplinary approach in the management of cases.
Background: The purpose of this Case report primarily focuses on the prosthetic
rehabilitation as treatment modality in management of nasal defect in Pigmentary
Mosaicism.
Case Presentation: The 14 year old patient reported with the complain of missing central
incisor and nasal defect. Rehabilitation of the single missing was done with removable
partial denture. Patient was diagnosed with a rare disorder of Pigmentary Mosaicism with
nasal defect as the associated deformity which also represents with cutaneous and the
extra-cutaneous involvement. Along with the nasal defect the patient also manifested with
Hyper and hypopigmented patches on the skin overall on the body surface in mosaic
pattern, Which was treated simultaneously.