CASE REPORT ON UNILATERAL SEGMENTAL CALCIFICATION OF STYLOHYOID LIGAMENT
An unusual case of a unilaterally elongated styloid process with a length of 6.8 cm was found on orthopantomogram (OPG) of male patient. The patient reported with ipsilateralotalgia presumably due to nerve compression from the elongated styloid process. The symptomatology appeared by such an anatomical variant as well as relative literature is discussed in the present case.
KEYWORDS: Styloid process; Otalgia; Stylohyoid ligament; orthopantomogram.
International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research; Volume 1, Issue 1; January 2015; 25-27
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