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Editor’s Comment 3. Kostakoglu N, KaYlkcIOglu A, Gtirsti KG (1996) Intramuscular Because of the potential for local recurrence, total ex­ vascular malformation of the masseter a rare case report. Eur J cision of the tumor and prolonged clinical follow-up are Plast Surg 19:221 required. 4. Rossiter JL, Hendrix RA, Tom LWC, Potsic WP (1993) Intra­ muscular hemangioma of the head and neck. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 108: 18 References 5. Jackson IT, Carreno R, Potparic Z, Hussain K (\ 993) Hemangio­ mas, vascular malformations, and Iymphovenous malformations: I. Knox RD, Pratt MF, Garen PD, Giles WC (1990) Intramuscular classification and methods of treatment. Plast Reconstr Surg hemangioma of the infratemporal fossa. Otolaryngol Head Neck 91: 1216 6. Mulliken J8, Glowacki J (1982) Hemangiomas and vascular mal­ Surg 103:637 2. Sharma BS, Joshi K, Chari PS, Rajvanshi A (1991) Hemangioma formations in infants and children: a classification based on endo­ of the temporal is muscle. Ann Oto1 Rhinol Laryngol 100: 76 thelial characteristics. Plast Reconstr Surg 69:412 This paper presents an interesting lesion, but it also shows Had this been a high-flow A V malformation, then the how useful the MRI scan is when one suspects a vascular treatment would have been very different, possibly in­ lesion. In this case, the tumor would have "lit up" very volving embolization, much more radical resection, and nicely showing the lesion to be of the low-flow variety, very careful follow-up. whereas if flow voids had been seen then it would have 1.T. Jackson come under the heading of a high-flow arteriovenous mal­ Editor-in-Chief formation. The CT scan does not really provide this kind Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery of information. An additional value of the MRI scan is Fisher Center - Third Floor that, for the initial assessment, it obviates the need for an­ 1600 I West Nine Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075, USA giography. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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