Greater occipital nerve

Known as: Medial branch of posterior ramus of second cervical nerve, Nervus occipitalis major 
 
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2012
2012
Greater occipital nerve (GON) infiltration is widely used for the treatment of primary and secondary headache disorders mainly on… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Peripheral nerve blocks have long been used in headache treatment. The most widely used procedure for this purpose has been… (More)
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2006
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2006
Most patients with primary headache syndromes who have frequent attacks of pain have tenderness in the sub-occipital region… (More)
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2006
2006
Important structures involved in the pathogenesis of occipital headache include the aponeurotic attachments of the trapezius and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Patients with primary headaches often report pain that involves not only the front of the head, innervated by the first… (More)
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2001
2001
In the diagnosis of cervicogenic headache, greater occipital nerve (GON), cervical nerve, minor occipital nerve, and cervical… (More)
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2001
2001
Migraine comprises a great many encephalic structures in its pathophysiology with the trigeminal nerve (TN) type being one of the… (More)
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1998
1998
Cervicocogenic headache (CeH) is a relatively common disorder. Although on ideal treatment is available so far, blockades in… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
This paper examines the clinical features of 500 patients with idiopathic headache. Of the 383 patients diagnosed as migraine, it… (More)
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1992
1992
Entrapment of the greater occipital nerve (GON) in its peripheral course has been thought to be of possible pathogenic… (More)
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