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Maxillectomy patients require a maxillofacial prosthesis for improving quality of life from the preoperative period to the stage of palliative care. This case report describes maxillofacial prosthetic treatment from the aspect of nutrition by following the condition of a 69-year-old woman who received surgery for a right-side carcinoma of the maxilla. After the initial treatment, metastatic disease was found, and her nutritional status worsened steadily. Although the prognosis may be poor, maxillofacial prosthodontic treatment should be given in order to maintain nutritional status and quality of life and to achieve optimal function for the patient as palliative care. (Int J Maxillofac Prosthetics 2020;3:28-31)
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