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Pain associated with elongated styloid process

# The pain on swallowing or turning the head associated with elongated styloid process is known as:
A. Tic douloureux
B. Gorham syndrome
C. Costen syndrome
D. Eagle’s syndrome



The correct answer is D. Eagle's Syndrome.

The association of an elongated styloid process with pharyngeal and cervical pain is known as Eagle syndrome and was first described in 1937. Eagle syndrome is characterized as a dull, aching pain localized to one or both sides of the throat with referred otalgia.

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