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Revista Española de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial

On-line version ISSN 2173-9161Print version ISSN 1130-0558


YANINE, N.; ARAYA, I.; CORNEJO, M.  and  VILLANUEVA, J.. Surgical Treatment for Masseteric Hypertrophy: Case Report with Six-year Follow-up. Rev Esp Cirug Oral y Maxilofac [online]. 2009, vol.31, n.6, pp.381-384. ISSN 2173-9161.

Masseteric hypertrophy is a benign condition that can be appear in an asymmetric or symmetric form. Aesthetics is the main problem. Many treatments have been proposed, the surgical alternative is the most predictable and radical. We present the case of a 15 year-old girl with asymmetric masseteric hypertrophy who is surgically treated and then monitored for 6 years without recurrences.

Keywords : Masseteric hypertrophy; Asymmetric face; Masseter.

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