Occipital Nerve Block (Landmark, Ultrasound-Guided)

  • Hiroyuki Nishie


Occipital nerve blocks are used to treat various forms of headache. The three nerves that comprise the posterior occipital nerve are the greater occipital nerve, the third occipital nerve, and the lesser occipital nerve.


Occipital nerve block Landmark method Ultrasound-guided method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroyuki Nishie
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  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine 2Kawasaki Medical SchoolKurashikiJapan

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