Long styloid processes

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Shoyab


Neck pain. No dysphagia/odynophagia. No cough/hoarseness of voice.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Elongated styloid processes on both sides. No fracture or pseudoarthrosis.

Ossified stylohyoid ligament on right side.

No calcification in pharynx or larynx.

Case Discussion

If the elongated styloid processes are shown to be the source of symptoms (via neurovascular compression) then it may be called Eagle syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 72456
Published: 26th Nov 2019
Last edited: 26th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Al Haramain Hospital Pvt Ltd

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