Unilateral buccal space masses: a case series

Kumar, Mathangi and Kudva, Adarsh and Vineetha, Ravindranath and Solomon, Monica C (2020) Unilateral buccal space masses: a case series. Medicine and Pharmacy Reports, 93 (3). pp. 310-313. ISSN 2668-0572

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Abstract

The head and neck region consists of several potential tissue spaces that are formed by the fascial layer. The buccal space is an area of anatomic significance due to its small size and distribution of adipose tissue. Unilateral buccal space masses often pose a diagnostic challenge owing to the diversity of tissues in the area. Here, we report four such cases of buccal space masses arising from different tissues, which presented as unilateral buccal space swelling. This report also highlights the various causes and the differential diagnoses of unilateral buccal space masses.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Unilateral facial swelling; differential diagnosis; neoplasm; surgical treatment; benign tumor.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2021 10:05
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2021 10:05
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/156944

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