Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 219–222 | Cite as

Resection of the buccal fat pad in the treatment of hypertrophy of the masseter muscle

  • Arturo Carbonell
  • Agustin Salavert
  • Jaime Planas


Partial resection of the buccal fat pad added to the resection of the masseter muscle clearly improves the results in hypertrophy of these muscles.

Key words

Bichat's bag Buccal fat pad Hypertrophy Masseter muscle 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arturo Carbonell
    • 1
  • Agustin Salavert
    • 1
  • Jaime Planas
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica PlanasBarcelonaSpain

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