Occipital spur

Case contributed by Dr Utkarsh Kabra


Swelling and pain in neck, headache.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Prominent external occipital protuberance.

Case Discussion

Prominent external occipital protuberance or an occipital spur is considered an anatomical variant but it can be a cause of neck pain as in this patient.

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Case information

rID: 70945
Published: 11th Sep 2019
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2021
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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