Occipital Neuralgia in Chiari I Malformation: Two Different Events or Two Different Faces of the Same Event?

Abstract

Occipital neuralgia (ON) is characterized by severe pain in the occipital region due to an irritation of the occipital nerves. Traumatic injuries, mass or vascular compression, and infective and inflammatory processes could cause ON. The dislocation of a nerve/muscle/tendon, as can happen in malformations such as the Chiari I malformation (CIM), also can be… (More)
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.1891

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