Use of botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of masseteric muscle hypertrophy.

  title={Use of botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of masseteric muscle hypertrophy.},
  author={Osman K{\"u}rşat Arikan and Funda Uysal Tan and Tuba Karag{\"u}lle Kendi and Can Koç},
  journal={The Journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={35 1},
We investigated the effectiveness of botulinum toxin A intramuscular injection for the management of masseteric muscle hypertrophy. Five patients with masseteric muscle hypertrophy were treated with botulinum toxin A (Dysport, Beaufour Ipsen, France). Clinical photographs were obtained before and between 3 and 6 months after application. Four patients are pleased with their present facial appearance. However, one patient reported mild discomfort about his appearance. Neither local nor general… CONTINUE READING
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