A Rare Cause for Cervical Pain: Eagle's Syndrome

  title={A Rare Cause for Cervical Pain: Eagle's Syndrome},
  author={Massimo Politi and C. de Toro and Giulia Tenani},
  booktitle={International journal of dentistry},
Patients with pharyngodynia and neck pain symptoms can lead to an extensive differential diagnosis. Eagle's syndrome must be taken in account. Eagle defined "stylalgia" as an autonomous entity related to abnormal length of the styloid process or to mineralization of the stylohyoid ligament complex. The stylohyoid complex derives from Reichert's cartilage of the second branchial arch. The styloyd process is an elongated conical projection of the temporal bone that lies anteriorly to the mastoid… CONTINUE READING
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