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The stylomandibular ligament had to be ligated to facilitate the removal of the vagus nerve tumor, which had extended medially and caused an inward bulge in the oropharynx.
It produces similar symptomatic expression as temporomandibular disorders, impacted teeth, trigeminal and glossopharyngeal neuralgia, stylohyoid ligament calcification, stylomandibular ligament inflammation, tumors, cysts and otitis media.
Along this course it passes over the hypoglossal nerve and below the stylomandibular ligament. (3,5)