Eagle syndrome

Eagle syndrome: Inflammation of the styloid process, a spike-like projection sticking off the base of the skull. The tissues in the throat rub on this structure during the act of swallowing causing pain. The diagnosis of Eagle syndrome is made by history and an x-ray showing the abnormal styloid process. Anti-inflammatory drugs are the first line o...
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Eagle syndrome

<syndrome> Facial pain due to an elongated styloid process. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Eagle syndrome

Eagle syndrome or styloid–carotid artery syndrome is a rare condition where an elongated temporal styloid process (more than 30mm) is in conflict with the adjacent anatomical structures. Two forms of eagle syndrome exists: The classic form and the vascular one. ==Symptoms== Patients with this syndrome tend to be between 30 and 50 years of age bu...
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Eagle syndrome

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē′gel Definitions: 1. pain (usually pharyngeal) and inflammation (usually tonsillar) due to overlong styloid process or calcification about the stylohyoid ligament. Therapy is surgical.
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