TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Zeckler, Sharon-Rose; Betancur, A. G.; Yaniv, G.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Sep2012, Vol. 62 Issue 602, p501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
82827508

 

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