styloiditis

styloiditis

 [sti″loi-di´tis]
inflammation of tissues around the styloid process of the temporal bone.

sty·loi·di·tis

(stī'loy-dī'tis),
Inflammation of a styloid process.

styloiditis

A nonspecific term for inflammation of the styloid process of various bones, including the:
(1) Fibula; 
(2) Radius;
(3) Temporal bone;
(4) Third metacarpal bone; 
(5) Ulna.

sty·loi·di·tis

(stī-loy-dī'tis)
Inflammation of a styloid process.
References in periodicals archive ?
[1,2,3,4] It is also known as radial styloiditis. Patients complained of pain and inflammation over the the radial styloid region which is exacerbated by movement and activity requiring ulnar deviation with a clenched fist and flexion of thumb at metacarpophalangeal joint.