Eagle's Syndrome

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Eagle's Syndrome

Eagle syndrome is a collection of symptoms that includes recurrent throat and ear pain, foreign body sensation (or the feeling that something is stuck in one's throat), dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), and/or facial pain. This condition is a direct result of an elongated styloid process of the temporal bone or calcified stylohyoid ligament. The actual cause of the elongation is a poorly understood process. Diagnosis is made both radiographically and by physical examination. Treatment of Eagle syndrome is both surgical and nonsurgical.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Eagle's Syndrome" returned 22 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vascular Eagle's Syndrome: Two Cases Illustrating Distinct Mechanisms of Cerebral Ischemia.
 

Author(s): Abdulrahman Aldakkan, Marshall Dunn, Nebras M Warsi, Alireza Mansouri, Thomas R Marotta

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We report two cases of Vascular Eagle's Syndrome, which demonstrate two distinct mechanisms of cerebral ischemia. In the first case, hemodynamic transient cerebral ischemia arose as a direct result of compression of the internal carotid artery (ICA). In the second, embolic large left ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Use of an intraoperative navigation system and piezoelectric surgery for styloidectomy in a patient with Eagle's syndrome: a case report.
 

Author(s): Shintaro Sukegawa, Takahiro Kanno, Akio Yoshimoto, Kenichi Matsumoto, Yuka Sukegawa-Takahashi, Masanori Masui, Yoshihiko Furuki

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Elongated styloid process syndrome (Eagle's syndrome) is the term given to the symptomatic elongation of the styloid process or the mineralization of the stylohyoid or stylomandibular ligament. The two commonly used approaches for the surgical treatment of this syndrome are the transcervical ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Eagle's Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Firat Elmas, Bikash L Shrestha

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2017 Sep;377(13):e18.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Eagle's Syndrome" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Eagle's syndrome, a rare cause of neck pain.
 

Author(s): Mohammed Bahgat, Yassin Bahgat, Ahmed Bahgat

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Eagle's syndrome (ES) sometimes called styloid or stylohyoid syndrome is defined as the symptomatic elongation of the styloid process or mineralisation of the stylohyoid ligament. The symptoms related to this condition can be confused with those attributed to a wide variety of facial ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Eagle's syndrome: a case presentation].
 

Author(s): Selahattin Genç, Sefik Sinan Kürkçüoğlu, Umit Tuncel, Mehmet Ali Babademez, Baran Acar, Hayriye Karabulut

Journal: Agri. 2007 Oct;19(4):43-7.

 

Eagle's syndrome occurs when an elongated styloid process or calcified stylohyoid ligament causes recurrent throat pain or foreign body sensation, dysphagia. Diagnosis can usually be made on physical examination by digital palpation of the styloid process in the tonsiller fossa. Three-dimensional ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Elongated styloid process (Eagle's syndrome): literature review and a case report].
 

Author(s): Kadir Serkan Orhan, Yahya Güldiken, Halil Ibrahim Ural, Ayşegül Cakmak

Journal: Agri. 2005 Apr;17(2):23-5.

 

Eagle's syndrome occurs when an elongated styloid process or calcified stylohyoid ligament causes recurrent throat pain or foreign body sensation, dysphagia, or facial pain. Additional symptoms may include neck or throat pain with radiation to the ipsilateral ear. The symptoms related ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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