Ambreen Ibrahim, Muhammad Kashif Shazlee, Jaideep Darira, Insia Ali, Sara Zafar, Allah Rassan


Eagle syndrome is a collection of symptoms that includes recurrent throat pain, foreign body sensation, dysphagia, and/or facial pain as a direct result of an elongated styloid process or calcified stylohyoid ligament . Although approximately 4% of the population is thought to have an elongated styloid process, only a small percentage (between 4% and 10.3%) of this group is thought to actually be symptomatic .Here we are presenting case of  eagle’s syndrome in a 52-year-old man presented at ENT Clinic complaining of dysphagia  that  he had experienced continuously for slightly more than a year. His history was uneventful for any significant trauma.

During the physical examination, a hard mass was felt on palpation of the right tonsillar fossa, and radiographic studies were ordered. CT was done showing ossified styloid process including definition of the relationship of calcifications to surrounding neck soft tissue structures on both sides of neck the thick calcified process extended from the stylomastoid foramen to the hyoid bone.

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