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Quintessence International



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Quintessence Int 33 (2002), No. 10     1. Nov. 2002
Quintessence Int 33 (2002), No. 10  (01.11.2002)

Page 776-779

Unilateral masseter muscle hypertrophy: A case report
Trujillo jr., Roberto / Fontão, Flávia Noemy Gasparini Kiatake / de Sousa, Simone Maria Galvão
Masseteric hypertrophy is a benign increase in the size of the masseter muscle, secondary to muscle hypertrophy. It produces facial asymmetry and is important in the differential diagnosis of other entities. The aim of this article is to report a case of unilateral masseteric muscle hypertrophy. The characteristics and diagnostic features of such alterations and options for treatment will be presented.