Stylohyoid ligament calcification
Incidental finding on a trauma CT
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Elongated left styloid process and calcification of the stylohyoid ligament.
The right styloid process (not seen here) was also elongated to a lesser extent.
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Eagle syndrome refers to an association of various symptoms in the context of an elongated styloid process and/or calcified stylohyoid ligament:
- throat pain or foreign body sensation
- facial pain
- Murtagh RD, Caracciolo JT, Fernandez G. CT findings associated with Eagle syndrome. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001;22 (7): 1401-2. Pubmed citation