Acta Scientific Dental Sciences

Case ReportVolume 2 Issue 2

Bibliographical Review on the Calification of the Stylohioid Ligament, Eagle Syndrome: Contribution of a Clinical Case

Mario Pérez Sayáns1* and Damián Centurión Merodo1

1Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery and Implantology Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago (IDIS), Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2Oral Surgery Unit, Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Madrid, Spain

*Corresponding Author: Mario Pérez Sayáns, Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery and Implantology Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago (IDIS), Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Received: December 29, 2017; Published: January 20, 2018

Citation: Mario Pérez Sayáns and Damián Centurión Merodo. “Bibliographical Review on the Calification of the Stylohioid Ligament, Eagle Syndrome: Contribution of a Clinical Case”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.2 (2018).

Abstract

  The Eagle Syndrome or Stylohyoid Syndrome manifests an association of occlusive, neuropathic and/or vascular symptoms caused by a pathological elongation of the stylohyoid process. Its diagnosis, based on radiographic techniques or palpation of the area, is usually complex due to the multiple syndromes that present with the same or similar symptoms. The differential diagnosis of Eagle Syndrome should include all conditions that present cervicofacial pain. The objective of this study is to approach the origin of the disease and discuss the radiological evidences and clinical signs and symptoms in this syndrome; as well as the review of a clinical case.

Keywords: Calification; Stylohioid Ligament; Eagle Syndrome

Copyright: © 2018 Mario Pérez Sayáns and Damián Centurión Merodo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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