Relationship of stylohyoid chain and cervical internal carotid artery detected by 3D angiography

Relationship of stylohyoid chain and cervical internal carotid artery detected by 3D angiography Surg Radiol Anat (2017) 39:897–904 DOI 10.1007/s00276-017-1812-4 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Relationship of stylohyoid chain and cervical internal carotid artery detected by 3D angiography 1 2 2 3 Cenk Eraslan  · Mehmet Asim Ozer  · Figen Govsa  · Ahmet Kemal Alagoz  · Cem Calli   Received: 22 June 2016 / Accepted: 2 January 2017 / Published online: 2 February 2017 © Springer-Verlag France 2017 Abstract resulting from pressures on the CICA. Our study also Objective The calcification of the stylohyoid chain revealed the pressure on the artery not only arose from the (SHC), elongated styloid process (SP), larger SP’ angle tip of the SP but could also result from types stretching and its shortened distance of cervical internal carotid artery over the artery wall. In those specimens, there is a higher (CICA) are risk factors for bony compression and the stylo- probability of formation of the stylocarotid syndrome due carotid syndrome. to the long-term pressure on the sympathetic chain around Methods 3D-CTAs of 125 patients were analyzed in the CICA. terms of the SP length, its angulations, type of the SHC and relationships of its proximity to the CICA. Keywords Cervical internal carotid artery · Styloid Results Elongated SP was observed frequently both in process · Stylohyoid chain · Three-dimensional females (47%) and males Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy Springer Journals

Relationship of stylohyoid chain and cervical internal carotid artery detected by 3D angiography

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Medicine & Public Health; Imaging / Radiology; Orthopedics; Anatomy
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