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Anatomically-based differential diagnosis for the masticator space * Muscles of mastication: Mesenchymal lesions (benign and malignant, such as hemangiomas and sarcomas), lymphoma, benign masseteric hypertrophy, denervation atrophy, idiopathic fibrosis, metastases, myositis ossificans (Figures10B, 10C).
The head and neck spaces formed by the three layers of the deep cervical fascia include the pharyngeal space, carotid space, masticator space, retropharyngeal space and prevertebral space.
Involvement of the left masticator space is also seen.
We present a case of rhabdomyolysis of the masticator space in a 38-year-old man.