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 "pseudo-masses".Commonly seen in anxious individuals with "bruxism" and in chronic gum chewing.
Unilateral occurrence and isolated temporalis/masseter enlargement has also been reported but is rare.
Sometimes 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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