CASE REPORT ON UNILATERAL SEGMENTAL CALCIFICATION OF STYLOHYOID LIGAMENT

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SHARADHABAI RATHOD
GAVISHIDDAPPA A. HADIMANI
ISHWAR B. BAGOJI
S PADMASHREE

Abstract

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.

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RATHOD, S., A. HADIMANI, G., BAGOJI, I., & PADMASHREE, S. (2015). CASE REPORT ON UNILATERAL SEGMENTAL CALCIFICATION OF STYLOHYOID LIGAMENT. International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research, 1(1), 25-27. Retrieved from https://www.sumathipublications.com/index.php/ijcbr/article/view/45