Occipital Nerve Block for Surgery on the Posterior Scalp

@inproceedings{Mohammad2013OccipitalNB,
  title={Occipital Nerve Block for Surgery on the Posterior Scalp},
  author={Saad Noor Mohammad and Ng Marilyn and Fitzpatrick Daniel and Darren Kaufman and Alexander Apostol},
  year={2013}
}
Patients that present with scalp lesions within the distribution of cranial and spinal nerves may benefit considerably from regional nerve blocks, in this case, an occipital nerve in combination with spinal anesthesia for lower extremity anesthesia. Such blocks can be used additionally as a source of postoperative pain relief. 

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