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3D navigation in surgery of Eagle syndrome.


Czako L, Hirjak D, Simko K, Thurzo A, Janovszky A, Galis B
Bratisl Lek Listy. 2019; 120(7):494-497.
PMID: 31602983.


Eagle's syndrome is a rare condition caused by the elongation of the styloid process (> 4 cm) or calcification of the stylohyoid ligament. Patients with Eagle's syndrome typically present various clinical symptoms, such as headache, facial pain, neck pain, pulsating pain, sore throat, foreign body sensation, dysphagia, dysphonia, cough, voice changes, otalgia or vertigo. 3D printing refers to processes in which successive layers of material are formed from 3D computer tomography data to synthesize a three-dimensional object. This new diagnostic technique of rapid prototyping technology led to innovative new applications in biomedicine.