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CASE REPORT - SURGICAL PATHOLOGY
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 93-94

Lipoma involving the masticator space


HOSMAT Dental Implantology and Facial Esthetic Center, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
Anuradha Navaneetham
HOSMAT Dental Implantology and Facial Esthetic Center, #45, Magrath Road, Bangalore - 560 025
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2231-0746.83147

PMID: 23483080

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The lipoma is a common tumor of mesenchymal origin, usually seen on the trunk and lower limbs. In the head and neck region, it is usually seen in the posterior neck. It is rarely seen in the anterior neck, infratemporal fossa, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx and parotid gland. It may present in a variety of ways. We report a rare case of a lipoma involving the masticator space.


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