An Asymptomatic and Overelongated Styloid Process

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Soylu E. , Altan A., Sekerci A. E. , Akbulut N.

CASE REPORTS IN DENTISTRY, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1155/2017/7971595
  • Title of Journal : CASE REPORTS IN DENTISTRY


Elongation of the styloid process is a rare condition. Only 4% of patients have clinical symptoms where elongated styloid process (ESP) occasionally irritates or disrupts adjacent anatomical structures, which is called Eagle syndrome. This present report was aimed at reporting an asymptomatic ESP with unusual width and length.