Occipital spur

Case contributed by Dr Avni K P Skandhan


Patient complains of occipital headache and neck pain, few months in duration

Patient Data

Age: 32
Gender: Male

The posterior occipital protuberance is prominent. 

Case Discussion

Posterior occipital protuberance prominence/ occipital spur is a normal variant and normally of no clinical significance.

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Case information

rID: 36721
Published: 6th May 2015
Last edited: 5th Jan 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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