The treatment of masseter hypertrophy with botulinum toxin type A.

@article{AlAhmad2006TheTO,
  title={The treatment of masseter hypertrophy with botulinum toxin type A.},
  author={Hazem Tayseer Salim Al-Ahmad and Mansour A Al-Qudah},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={397-400}
}
Masseter hypertrophy is a benign condition with variable causative factors, such as bruxism, temporomandibular disorders, malocclusion and others, but has an unclear etiology in the majority of cases. Surgical masseteric resection was the conventional method of treatment for the asymmetric swellings over the ramus and angle of the mandible on one or both sides, in addition to the generally unsuccessful treatments of occlusal adjustment, splint therapy, tranquilizers or others. An effective… CONTINUE READING