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National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
 
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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 96-99

Surgical management of masseteric hypertrophy and mandibular retrognathism


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Darshan Dental College & Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Gunjan Agrawal
57, Pathon Ki Magri, Sevashram Udaipur-313 001
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.85865

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Masseter hypertrophy is a rare condition. It is mostly idiopathic with no known cause. It is recognized as an enlargement of one or both masseter muscles. Most patients complain of facial asymmetry; however, symptoms such as trismus, protrusion, and bruxism may also occur. This article reports a case of bilateral masseter hypertrophy with retrognathic mandible in which comprehensive treatment was rendered to the patient by using a combination approach.


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