stylohyoid


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stylohyoid

[¦stī·lō¦hī‚ȯid]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the styloid process of the temporal bone and the hyoid bone.
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Symptomatic elongation of the styloid process and/or ossification of the stylohyoid ligament was first described by Eagle (1,2) in the late 1940s and is known as Eagle syndrome.
M An elongated styloid process accompanied by calcification of the stylohyoid ligament can compress the structures in the vicinity triggering a series of symptoms like foreign body sensation in the throat, pain when moving the head, vertigo, dysphagia, otalgia, facial pain, headache, tinnitus and trismus.
Key Words: Eagle's syndrome, styloid process, stylohyoid ligament.
Eagle Syndrome was first described in 1937 by Eagle as elongation of the styloid process causing pharyngeal pain, (1) and it is now thought to be an assemblage of symptoms resulting from elongation of the styloid process or progressive calcification of the stylohyoid ligament.
Keywords: Otalgia Multislice CT Calcified stylohyoid ligament.
With the stylohyoid ligament and the small horn of the hyoid bone, the styloid process forms the stylohyoid apparatus, which arises embryonically from the Reichert cartilage of the second branchial arch.
Tethering of the anterior column may occur with either dysfunction of the TMJs or calcification of the stylohyoid ligament.
Analysis of the stylohyoid ligament's in cone beam images
Wilson, one stylohyoid bone belongs to a second individual mastodon which was excavated "300 feet from the other animal," the other two stylohyoidea belong to the mastodon reported by Holman et al.
The styloid process may vary in length and sometimes stylohyoid ligament may also ossify from its origin at the styloid process to its attachment at the hyoid bone mimicking elongated styloid process.
Possible anomalies include elongated mastoid processes, lateral ponticles, and ossification of the stylohyoid ligament.