Occipital nerve stimulators

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Post op

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral occipital nerve stimulator leads appear well-positioned. Expected postsurgical soft tissue swelling and gas in the suboccipital region.

Case Discussion

This patient has retractable migraine which failed to medical therapy. The stimulator leads are placed in the region of the greater occipital and lesser occipital nerves.

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Case information

rID: 40897
Published: 6th Nov 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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