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Elongated styloid process (Eagle syndrome): a case report

Antonio Carlos Domingues de Sá Maurício Zardo Ademar José de Oliveira Paes Junior Ricardo Pires de Souza Francisco Barros Neto Marcelo de Oliveira Dreweck Regiane de Oliveira Murilo Postiglioni Neme Abrão Rapoport About the authors

Elongated styloid process or Eagle's syndrome is a multifactorial disease with unspecific characteristics on clinical and imaging examinations. The use of imaging methods in combination with the signs and symptoms are valuable in the confirmation of the diagnosis since they show the extension of the styloid complex, the muscles and ligaments, and adjacent structures. The diagnosis can be established when there is an association of clinical information and imaging findings. The authors report two cases of elongated styloid process including the imaging findings, mainly obtained using computed tomography.

Eagle's syndrome; Diagnosis; Computed tomography

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