Temporalis and masseter hypertrophy
bilateral painless temporal and facial swellings
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Bilateral temporalis and masseter muscles are hypertrophic resulting in "pseudomasses".
Bilateral temporalis and masseter muscles are hypertrophic resulting in "pseudomasses".Commonly seen in anxious individuals with "bruxism" and in chronic gum chewing.
unilateral occurence and isolated temporalis/masseter enlargement has also been reported but is rare.
Somtimes gives a "threatening" appearance to the face, this can create morpho-psychological conflict in a gentle individual resulting in the "minotaur syndrome"
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