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styloid

[′stī‚lȯid]
(zoology)
Resembling a style.
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Symptoms may be worsened on bimanual palpation of the styloid through the tonsillar bed.
It could not be related to the elongated styloid process, which was seen on the left side.
In addition, we observed not only that his left styloid process was elongated (3.0 cm), but also that his stylohyoid ligament was calcified to the hyoid and possibly fractured (figure 2).
Eight centimeters proximal to the tip of the radial styloid, the nerve pierces the fascia medial to the brachioradialis to lie dorsal to the extensor tendons.
Subsequently, an incision two to three cm in length over the radial styloid process was made.
The ten registration verification marker points are located in the both sides of the subtemporal, foramen ovale, external carotid artery, jugular foramen, and styloid process.
Additional, percutaneously placed K wires offered additional stabilization of the radial styloid and lunate facet (Figure 2).
A wide excision was performed, including the upper two-thirds of the SCM, the tumor extension to the prestyloid parapharyngeal space, the stylohyoid muscle, and part of the styloid process.
In patients with undiagnosed neck and/or facial sporadic pain, an elongated pterygoid hamulus or a styloid process needs to be included in the diagnostic cascade of orofacial pain.
The lateral collateral ligament extends from the lateral (ulnar) styloid process distally to the third and fourth metacarpal bones.
In patients presenting to outpatient care, the five most frequent fractures (with corresponding percentage in the respective age group) involved the following sites: 1) distal radius 2235 patients (17% in 17-64 age group and 21% in 65+ age group); 2) finger phalanges 1711 patients (19% in 17-64 age group and 6% in 65+ age group); 3) distal radius with styloid ulnea 1350 patients (7% in 17-64 age group and 19% in 65+ age group); 4) ankle 1206 patients (9% in 17-64 age group and 11% in 65+ age group); and 5) toe phalanges 1039 patients (85% in 17-64 age group and 15% in 65+ age group).