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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 26. No. 2, 2021

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2021;26:97-98

Case Report

A Neonate with Bilateral Buccal Fat Pad Protrusion

JFW Lo, AKY Siu, V Abdullah


This case report presents an interesting case of bilateral buccal swelling in a neonate. A newborn presented with bilateral buccal swelling, more prominent during crying. Clinical examination revealed smooth bulging from bilateral buccal mucosa, corresponded to buccal fat pad protrusion. The clinical progress of this case, buccal fat pad anatomy and bilateral protrusion of buccal fat pads are discussed in this case report.

Keyword : Buccal fat pad; Buccal swelling; Infant


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