Surgical treatment involves removal of the extension of the styloid process that is causing the pain. This surgery can carry risks, including scarring from the site of surgery or continued pain from Eagle syndrome or from surgical complications such as damage to the carotid vessels or the nerves in the area.
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Is Eagle syndrome genetic? See answer
I have been diagnosed with Eagle syndrome and have ringing in my left ear. Can Eagle syndrome cause tinnitus/hyperacusis? See answer
How rare is Eagle syndrome? Is surgery the best treatment? What kind of doctor would perform this surgery? See answer
How might Eagle syndrome be treated? See answer