Abstract : ABSTRACT
Eagle syndrome indicates the constellation of symptoms and signs secondary to elongated styloid process. The most frequently encountered complaint amongst patients is a pain in the throat. The symptoms are classically a dull pharyngeal pain, often located around the tonsillar fauces, referring to the same sided ear, odynophagia and a foreign body sensation .The present report of our case is unique in its clinical presentation, and highlights the benefit of the application of 3D-computed tomography (3D-CT) and cross-analysis with the available literature, hoping to stress the knowledge of pathophysiology and beneficial effective treatments for this menace of the elongated process of styloid.
Keywords: Elongated styloid process, Eagel’s syndrome, Styalgia ,Cone beam CT