Occipital spur

Case contributed by Nikolaos Gkouliaveras
Diagnosis certain


Same height fall. Frontal blunt trauma. Post-traumatic vertigo.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Bony posterior prominence in the midline of the occipital bone.

No skull bone fracture.

Case Discussion

Exaggerated external occipital protuberance is a normal variant and mostly an incidental finding.

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