In Part II, the symptoms and the process of diagnosis of bursitis of the hamular process is presented. Additionally, recommended treatment options will be. tini muscle was demonstrated and described histologically. ln Part Il, the symptoms and the process of diagnosis of bursitis of the hamular process is presentee!. Pain originating from the throat may emanate from many different structures. The stylohyoid and stylomandibular ligaments are known as.

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Seif S and Dellon AL. Cleft Palate J ; Three-dimensional computer reconstruction of the eustachian tube and paratubal muscles. A preliminary study of a newly described muscle.

Pterygoid Hamular Bursitis: A Possible Link to Craniofacial Pain

The pterygoid hamulus or bursa is removed, but the tendon of the tensor veli palatini is left intact if at all possible. Register now and get your name in front of these patients! The sphenoid bone is a midline bony structure lying anterior to the basilar portion of the occipital bone, protected on either side by the temporal bones.

J Neurol Orthop Med Surg. Treatment of pterygoid hamulus bursitis per se remains ambiguous with no clear-cut consensus so far. Note, however, that the effect of hamylar injection lasted for only 1 year, and the pain in the palate and ear returned.

Pterygoid hamulus bursitis as a cause of craniofacial pain: a case report

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Repeat the therapeutic injections if necessary. Until recently, throat pain was generally felt to be caused by styloid syndromes. A case of elongated pterygoid hamulus syndrome.


Rehabilitador Oral Universidad Javeriana. They need to align their thoughts before it malaligns them and their nervous system.

Bursitis hamular, Sintomatología ótica y craneofacial referida

In this case, since the major hamullar of the pain starting from the soft palate was in the ear, she has been merely prescribed antibiotics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the otolaryngology. Instrucciones a los autores, Suplemento, Volumen 31 No. Routine chair side diagnostic tests were done to rule out odontogenic pain. In summary, a rare case of pterygoid hamulus bursitis was reported in this paper.

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Her doctor injected steroid in the region correspondent with the hamulus. Surgical treatment was done, enabling the patient to be pain-free for 28 months.

In addition, the osteophyte’s extension into the palatal musculature caused trauma because of the spicule’s penetration of palatal soft tissues.

Bursitis of the hamular process. Contrary to this neurologic pain, states are categorized by voluntary or involuntary activation of painful paroxysms by tactile or thermal stimulation of certain superficial areas supplied by the afflicted nerve [ 78 ].

Effects of pterygoid hamulotomy upon eustachian tube function. The Ohio State University Press. A variation in the anatomic position of the pterygomandibular raphe: One Cause of craniofacial Pain.

Pterygoid hamulus bursitis as a cause of craniofacial pain: a case report

The effect on middle ear disease of fracture of the pterygoid hamulus during palatoplasty. I believe his description and documentation of the Zygomandibularis muscle and Hamular Bursitis has added another significant link in solving orofacial pain, as will be seen in this article.


Anatomy of the human body. Indexed in Web of Science. Intraoperative photograph showing the tendon of levator veli palaini muscle hamu,ar hamulotomy. Vol 3 Cabeza y Cuello. No trigger factors and aggravating or relieving factors were disclosed in the history. The tensor veli palatini muscle dilates the eustachian tube and communicates with the nasopharynx 22 For palliative treatment, the local trauma origin must be eliminated, and a soft diet is suggested.

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Bursitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of craniofacial neuralgia, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, and chronic craniofacial pain. The effect of middle ear disease of fracture of the pterygoid hamulus during palatoplasty.

The syndrome of elongated styloid process. As the tendon of the tensor veli palatini winds around the hamulus, a synovial bursa is situated between the tendon and the bone see Figure 2. The lower end of the posterior border of the medial plate appears to be continued as a slender, curved or hook-like process termed the pterygoid hamulus see Figure 1.