Occipital spur

Case contributed by Dr 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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Case information

rID: 64366
Published: 20th Nov 2018
Last edited: 21st Nov 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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