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Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 18 (2016), DGMKG     1. June 2016
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 18 (2016), DGMKG  (01.06.2016)

Supplement, Poster 1006, Language: German/English


Extreme Case of an Eagle-Syndrome with Diffuse Unilateral Pain in Maxilla and TMJ
A Case Report and Six-Year Follow-Up Examination
Heim, Nils / Faron, Anton / Reich, Rudolf
Objective: Eagle syndrome (ES) is a pain syndrome caused by an elongated styloid apophysis or an ossified styloid ligament. It is characterized by a complex range of symptoms in head and neck region. The most effective treatment is surgical shortening of the styloid apophysis.
Case: The authors report of a case of a 53-year old woman, suffering from Eagle-syndrome, presenting with a two-week history of unilateral in pain of the maxilla and TMJ. Further the authors performed a follow-up examination six years after surgical treatment via cervical approach. Conclsions: Surgical treatment via cervical approach appears to be an effective and safe option with low morbidity and mortality in treatment of symptomatic Eagle-syndrome of adults.

Keywords: Eagle syndrome, styloid process, styloid apophasis, styloid syndrome, parapharyngeal approach

Conference/Exhibition:
66. Kongress und Praxisführungsseminar der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie
01.-04. June 2016
Hamburg, Germany