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  Title A rare case of Eagle syndrome and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis in the cervical spine [case report] / [Un cas rare de syndrome d’Eagle et d’hyperostose squelettique idiopathique diffuse du rachis cervical]
Journal J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2017 Aug;61(2):Online access only p 167–170
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Published case studies involving diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) along with symptomatic ossification of the stylohyoid ligament, or “Eagle syndrome,” are rare. In this report, we document a case of bilateral Eagle syndrome and advanced DISH in the cervical spine of an 80-year-old man who presented with severe neck stiffness and intermittent asphyxia. The key imaging and clinical features of this disorder are also described.

Author keywords: Eagle syndrome, diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, airway obstruction, chiropractic

Author affiliations: PCE: Private Practice (Canada / Ontario / Cambridge); MD: Private Practice (United States / New York / West Seneca); JAT:  D’Youville College. Chiropractic Department (United States / New York / Buffalo)

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Les études de cas publiées concernant l’hyperostose squelettique idiopathique diffuse (HSID) avec une ossification symptomatique du ligament stylohyoïdien, ou « syndrome d’Eagle », sont rares. Dans le présent rapport, nous consignons un cas de syndrome d’Eagle bilatéral et de HSID avancée du rachis cervical chez un homme de 80 ans présentant une raideur grave de la nuque et une asphyxie intermittente. Les principales caractéristiques d’imagerie et cliniques de ce trouble sont également présentées.

Mots-clés de l'auteur: syndrome d’Eagle, hyperostose squelettique idiopathique diffuse, obstruction des voies respiratoires, chiropratique

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