Greater occipital nerve block

Semin Neurol. 2003 Mar;23(1):59-62. doi: 10.1055/s-2003-40752.

Abstract

The occipital nerve block is used to diagnose and treat occipital neuralgia. The clinical presentation of occipital neuralgia, the anatomy of the greater occipital nerve, and the technique of the occipital nerve block is described.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cranial Nerves*
  • Humans
  • Neuralgia / diagnosis*
  • Neuralgia / therapy*
  • Occipital Lobe / physiopathology*