Isolated unilateral temporalis muscle hypertrophy: Case report

Bonnie H. Wang, Seong Jin Moon, Huan Wang, William C. Olivero

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Isolated unilateral temporalis muscle hypertrophy is an extremely rare cause of swelling in the temple region, with only 7 cases reported in the literature. The authors report the eighth case of this unique occurrence in a 17-year-old boy and review the current literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-453
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2013


  • Botulinum toxin type A
  • Temporal swelling
  • Unilateral temporalis muscle hypertrophy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology


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