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Masseteric giant capillary haemangioma: a bulky mass treated with scarless and minimally invasive surgery
  1. Flavia Cascino1,
  2. Glauco Chisci2,
  3. Linda Latini1 and
  4. Guido Gabriele1
  1. 1Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
  2. 2Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Prof Guido Gabriele; guido.gabriele{at}


In this article, the authors report their management with minimally invasive surgery and embolisation of a bulky intramuscular capillary haemangioma. Masseteric capillary haemangioma is a rare tumour in adults: in cases of large-sized tumours we suggest a multidisciplinary approach in choosing the best treatment and minimally invasive, scarless surgery.

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  • Contributors Article design: GG. Article draft: GC. Data collection: LL. Final approval: FC.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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  • Competing interests None declared.

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