Occipital spur

Case contributed by Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Posterior head swelling

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
x_ray

Dimensions of the occipital spur as measured from radiograph are width at its base and height above the normal outline of occipital bone

ct

Prominent external occipital protuberance (occipital spur). The remainder of the study is unremarkable.

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