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Stylohyoid Muscle: The stylohyoid muscle is one of the suprahyoids, a group of paired muscles of the anterior neck located above the hyoid bone. The stylohyoid muscle originates on the temporal bone and inserts on the hyoid bone. The stylohyoid muscle elevates the hyoid bone while swallowing. It is innervated by the facial nerve.
Conditions that can afflict the stylohyoid muscle include overuse injuries, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.
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