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- Intraoral approach for surgical treatment of Eagle syndrome
- Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
- Batista Mem Hosp
- Eagle syndrome is symptomatic elongation of the styloid process, or calcification of the stylomandibular ligament. Difficulty with deglutition. phonation. cervical movement. and the sensation of a foreign body in the oropharynx are all symptoms of this syndrome. Its treatment consists of partial removal of the styloid process. leaving it within the range of normality. We describe the technique, report it case, and point Out Sortie of the advantages. such as the simplicity of the procedure, reduced operating time, and lack risks of operative complications. (C) 2008 The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
- British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, v. 47, n. 2, p. 153-154, 2009.
- Churchill Livingstone
- Eagle syndrome
- Intraoral approach
- Styloid process
- Acesso restrito
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