Transoral Resection of Stylohyoid Ligament

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Author: Tyler McElwee
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Specialties: Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
Schools: Emory School of Medicine
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Contributors: Raj Dedhia, M.D

Eagle’s Syndrome, also known as Styloid Syndrome, is defined by the presence of an elongated, misshapen, or calcified stylohyoid ligament. It is characterized by pain localized to either side of the throat, odynophagia, and referred otalgia. Transoral removal of the stylohyoid ligament consists of transecting the stylohyoid ligament to release tension and result in improvement of pain.

DOI #: https://doi.org/10.17797/o3iz10qacz

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