Dysphagia and foreign body sensation of the throat four month ago
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CT scans of the neck show ossified/thickened stylohyoid ligaments on both sides, seen extending from the base of the skull downward to articulate with lesser cornua of the hyoid bone.
Eagle syndrome is incidental CT image finding of head and neck, representing calcified stylo-hyoid membrane. Commonly affecting membranes on both sides. it is seen associated with various symptoms corresponding to vascular or nerve compression.
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