JULY, 1966 A REVIEW oftheliterature has not disclosed any previous report ofa purely traumaticatlanto-occipitaldisloca tioninasurviving adult. Some pertinent aspects of such a n injury will be discussed after presentation of a case.
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VOL. 85-B, No. 6, AUGUST 2003 875 e present four patients who had sustained a traumatic dislocation of the atlanto-occipital joint. The diagnosis was initially missed in two patients.
Corporate Medical Policy Page 1 of 4 An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Occipital Nerve Stimulation File Name: occipital_nerve_stimulation 8/2010 5/2011 5/2012 5/2011 Origination: Last CAP Review: Next CAP Review: Last Review: Description of Procedure or ...
General Background Cervicogenic headache and occipital neuralgia are syndromes whose diagnosis and treatment have been reported as controversial in the medical literature due to lack of expert consensus regarding their etiology and treatment.
The osseous atlantooccipital articulations are shal-low curved surfaces, and there is considerable individual variation in the size of the occipital condyles and the depth of the superior articulating processes of C-i[8,12].
Occipital Neuralgia & Headache Page 1 of 21 OCCIPITAL NEURALGIA AND HEADACHE Protocol: NEU027 Effective Date: June 13, 2011 Table of Contents Page COMMERCIAL COVERAGE RATIONALE..... 1 MEDICARE & MEDICAID COVERAGE RATIONALE ...
Refractory Occipital Neuralgia: Preoperative Assessment with CT-Guided Nerve Block Prior to Dorsal Cervical Rhizotomy Vibhu Kapoor, William E. Rothfus, Stephen Z. Grahovac, StephenZ.
Occipital Dermal Sinus Associated with Dermoid Cyst in the Fourth Ventricle Sotaro Higashi, Kenji Takinami, and Junkoh Yamashita Summary: MR was helpful in demonstrating the spatial relationship between a dermoid cyst in the fourth ventricle and an oc-cipitaldermal sinus.
Antonio Leone, MD Alfonso Cerase, MD 2 Cesare Colosimo, MD Luigi Lauro, MD Alfredo Puca, MD Pasquale Marano, MD Index terms: Review Skull, base, 127.41 Skull, fractures, 127.41 Trauma, 127.41 Radiology 2000; 216:635-644 Abbreviations: CCJ 5craniocervical junction OCF 5occipital condylar fracture ...