Yonsei Med J.  1986 Jun;27(2):155-158. 10.3349/ymj.1986.27.2.155.

Aggressive Fibromatosis Arising in Temporal Muscle

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  • 1Department of Plastic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Fibromatosis of the temporal region is extremely rare. It has also been referred to as extra-abdominal desmoid which orininates from muscle or fascia and it is a highly recurrent tumor. This paper presents a case of temporal muscle fibromatosis and a brief review of the pertinent literature.

Keyword

Aggressive fibromatosis; Temporalis muscle

MeSH Terms

Female
Fibroma/pathology*
Human
Masticatory Muscles*/pathology
Middle Age
Muscular Diseases/pathology*
Temporal Muscle*/pathology
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