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Sahebjamee M, Beytholahi J. Eagle Syndrome. jdm. 1998; 11 (3) :61-64
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-580-en.html
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Eagle's syndrome is characterized by an elongated styloid process and (or) calcification of stylohyoid ligament besides clinical symptoms. The symptoms are those related to pain when swallowing or rotating the neck, headacke, earache, dizziness, intermittent glossitis, sensation of foreign body in pharynx and transient syncope. The case which is presented can be considered a very rare form of the disease in which complete calcification of the ligament and it's thickening has occured. Also there is little relationship between the severity of calcification and severity of symptoms.A careful and thorough evaluation of each panoramic radiography is emphasized.

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