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Occipital neuralgia as an isolated symptom of C2 myelitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16942479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Occipital neuralgia has been attributed to lesions at a peripheral nerve or radicular level. On rare occasions, it has been associated with cervical cord lesions. We report a 55-year-old woman who presented with an isolated occipital neuralgia and was found on further investigation to have a restricted, isolated myelitis at C2 level. This represents the second reported case of occipital neuralgia due to C2 myelitis and should alert clinicians to considering cervical MRI in patients with occipital neuralgia.
Authors:
Panayiotis Nikakis; Georgios Koutsis; Constantin Potagas; Dimitrios Mandellos; Constantinos Sfagos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Headache     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0017-8748     ISO Abbreviation:  Headache     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-31     Completed Date:  2007-02-13     Revised Date:  2009-02-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985091R     Medline TA:  Headache     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1304-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cervical Vertebrae
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Myelitis / complications*
Neuralgia / etiology*

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