Introduction: Occipital Neuralgia


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Occipital Neuralgia: Chronic pain from injury to the scalp nerve.

Occipital Neuralgia: Occipital neuralgia is a chronic pain disorder caused by irritation or injury to the occipital nerve located in the back of the scalp. Individuals with the disorder experience pain originating at the nape of the neck. The pain, often described as throbbing and migraine-like, spreads up and around the forehead and scalp. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Occipital Neuralgia Information Page: NINDS

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