Occipital nerve stimulators

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Post op

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

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
Case created: 6th Nov 2015
Last edited: 8th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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