The eagle is Landing: Eagle syndrome - an important differential diagnosis

Zeckler, Sharon-Rose; Betancur, A. G.; Yaniv, G.
September 2012
British Journal of General Practice;Sep2012, Vol. 62 Issue 602, p501
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Eagle Syndrome, which is the elongation and/or ossification of the styloid bone and/or ossification of the stylohyoid ligament impinging on local structures. The syndrome usually presents with a variety of symptoms with throat and neck pain and sensation of a foreign body in the throat being the most common. Eagle syndrome could be suspected for individuals with history of local surgery or trauma and exacerbation of symptoms on turning the head or neck.


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