International Case Reports Journal | Volume 1, Issue 2 | Case Report | Open Access

Paucisymptomatic Bilateral Eagle Syndrome: Seven Years to Diagnosis, Case Report

Lyoubi M*

Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery, Hassan II University, Morocco

*Correspondence to: Lyoubi M 

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Abstract

Eagle syndrome is a radioclinical entity characterized by ossification of the stylohyoid ligament. While cervical pain and dysphagia are among the typical symptoms, patients can present with a wide spectrum of benign and dangerous symptoms. Incidences of abnormal stylohyoid length range from 4% to 7.3%, but only 4% to 10% of these patients present with symptomatology. Palpation of the tonsillar compartments makes it possible to suspect the diagnosis. Standard x-rays generally confirm this, but it is especially CT that allows us to properly explore the calcified ligament and its relationships. The standard treatment is surgery. We present a case of a bilateral eagle syndrome that took seven years to be diagnosed and who was treated in our department by cervic otomy.

Keywords:

Eagle syndrome; Seven years; Diagnosis; Surgery

Citation:

Lyoubi M (2021) Paucisymptomatic Bilateral Eagle Syndrome: Seven Years to Diagnosis, Case Report. Int Case Rep Jour 1(2):1-4