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Transoral Surgical Resection of Bilateral Styloid Processes Elongation (Eagle’s Syndrome)

Abdullah Baharudin,, Ibrahim Rohaida, Abdullah Khairudin.


Eagle’s syndrome represents a symptomatic styloid process elongation or calcification of stylohyoid or stylomandibular ligament. The symptoms include the throat pain radiating to ipsilateral ear or foreign body sensation in the pharynx causing odynophagia and dysphagia. It is commonly unilateral and bilateral cases are rare. We report a case of bilateral elongation of styloid processes treated surgically by transoral approach.

Key words: Eagle’s syndrome, elongated styloid process, neck pain.

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