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Occipital Neuralgia malady

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Summaries for Occipital Neuralgia

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NINDS:43 Occipital neuralgia is a distinct type of headache characterized by piercing, throbbing, or electric-shock-like chronic pain in the upper neck, back of the head, and behind the ears, usually on one side of the head.

MalaCards based summary: Occipital Neuralgia, also known as cervico-occipital neuralgia, is related to headache and cervicitis. An important gene associated with Occipital Neuralgia is IL2RB (interleukin 2 receptor, beta). Affiliated tissues include eye, b cells and medulla oblongata.

Wikipedia:65 Occipital neuralgia, also known as C2 neuralgia, or (rarely) Arnold\'s neuralgia, is a medical condition... more...

Aliases & Classifications for Occipital Neuralgia

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Occipital Neuralgia, Aliases & Descriptions:

Name: Occipital Neuralgia 43
 
Cervico-Occipital Neuralgia 62


Related Diseases for Occipital Neuralgia

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Diseases related to Occipital Neuralgia via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards/GeneDecks gene sharing:

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idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1headache10.7
2cervicitis10.6
3migraine10.5
4myelitis10.4
5herpes zoster10.4
6vasculitis10.4
7arteriovenous fistula10.3
8arthropathy10.3
9b-cell lymphomas10.1
10diffuse large b-cell lymphoma10.1
11gastric cancer10.1
12temporal arteritis10.1
13fibroma10.1
14acoustic neuroma10.1
15neurofibromatosis10.1
16trigeminal neuralgia10.1
17foramen magnum meningioma10.1
18meningioma10.1
19neuroma10.1
20neurosyphilis10.1
21whiplash10.1
22chondromyxoid fibroma10.1

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Symptoms for Occipital Neuralgia

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Drugs & Therapeutics for Occipital Neuralgia

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Anatomical Context for Occipital Neuralgia

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Occipital Neuralgia:

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Eye, B cells, Medulla oblongata, Dorsal root ganglion

Animal Models for Occipital Neuralgia or affiliated genes

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Publications for Occipital Neuralgia

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Articles related to Occipital Neuralgia:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Occipital neuralgia. (24737457)
2014
2
Successful treatment of occipital neuralgia with implantable peripheral nerve stimulation in a pacemaker-dependent patient. (24688344)
2014
3
Occipital Neuralgia Responding to Palmitoylethanolamide. (23701652)
2013
4
Modified C1 lateral mass screw insertion using a high entry point to avoid postoperative occipital neuralgia. (23117140)
2013
5
Salvage C2 ganglionectomy after C2 nerve root decompression provides similar pain relief as a single surgical procedure for intractable occipital neuralgia. (22120336)
2012
6
Economic evaluation of "pulse dose" radiofrequency in the treatment of occipital neuralgia headache. (23905049)
2012
7
Postoperative headache following acoustic neuroma resection: occipital nerve injuries are associated with a treatable occipital neuralgia. (22296035)
2012
8
Transarticular screw fixation of C1-2 for the treatment of arthropathy-associated occipital neuralgia. (21214317)
2011
9
Familial occipital neuralgia with sporadic nervus intermedius neuralgia (NIN). (21892800)
2011
10
Subacute involvement of the medulla oblongata and occipital neuralgia revealing an intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula of the craniocervical junction. (21483135)
2011
11
Occipital neuralgia following thoracic herpes zoster: case report. (22290683)
2011
12
Discussion. Occipital artery vasculitis not identified as a mechanism of occipital neuralgia-related chronic migraine headaches. (21921767)
2011
13
Occipital artery vasculitis not identified as a mechanism of occipital neuralgia-related chronic migraine headaches. (21921766)
2011
14
Occipital peripheral nerve stimulation in the management of chronic intractable occipital neuralgia in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1: a case report. (21569290)
2011
15
Familial occipital neuralgia with sporadic NIN: a reply. (21892799)
2011
16
Pulsed radiofrequency for the treatment of occipital neuralgia: a prospective study with 6 months of follow-up. (20301822)
2010
17
A rare case of occipital neuralgia secondary to ball bullet gunshot wound. (20213594)
2010
18
Pain relief after cervical ganglionectomy (C2 and C3) for the treatment of medically intractable occipital neuralgia. (18216457)
2008
19
Forty-two cases of greater occipital neuralgia treated by acupuncture plus acupoint-injection. (19004197)
2008
20
Troublesome occipital neuralgia developed by c1-c2 harms construct. (19096615)
2008
21
Botulinum toxin type-A (BOTOX) in the treatment of occipital neuralgia: a pilot study. (19076646)
2008
22
Can proximity of the occipital artery to the greater occipital nerve act as a cause of idiopathic greater occipital neuralgia? An anatomical and histological evaluation of the artery-nerve relationship. (17519696)
2007
23
Craniocervical junction schwannoma mimicking occipital neuralgia. (17883527)
2007
24
Paroxysmal stabbing headache in the multiple dermatomes of the head and neck: a variant of primary stabbing headache or occipital neuralgia? (17725653)
2007
25
Neurovascular headache and occipital neuralgia secondary to bleeding of bulbocervical cavernoma. (17645754)
2007
26
Botulinum toxin occipital nerve block for the treatment of severe occipital neuralgia: a case series. (17986166)
2007
27
Peripheral neurostimulation for treatment of intractable occipital neuralgia. (16385335)
2006
28
Occipital nerve stimulation for the treatment of occipital neuralgia-eight case studies. (22151592)
2006
29
Occipital neuralgia evoked by facial herpes zoster infection. (17115995)
2006
30
The course of the greater occipital nerve in the suboccipital region: a proposal for setting landmarks for local anesthesia in patients with occipital neuralgia. (16258972)
2006
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Occipital neuralgia and twelfth nerve palsy from a chondromyxoid fibroma. (15216723)
2004
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Refractory occipital neuralgia: preoperative assessment with CT-guided nerve block prior to dorsal cervical rhizotomy. (14625243)
2003
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Occipital neuralgia as isolated symptom of an upper cervical cavernous angioma. (12532938)
2002
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Ganglionectomy of C-2 for the treatment of medically refractory occipital neuralgia. (16212327)
2002
35
Giant cell arteritis presenting as occipital neuralgia. (11491514)
2001
36
Peripheral neurostimulation for control of intractable occipital neuralgia. (22151211)
1999
37
Treatment of occipital neuralgia by partial posterior rhizotomy at C1-3. (7897518)
1995
38
Occipital neuralgia manifesting as orofacial pain. (8680985)
1995
39
Surgical treatment of greater occipital neuralgia: an appraisal of strategies. (7754828)
1994
40
Occipital neuralgia treated by intradural dorsal nerve root sectioning. (8242730)
1993
41
51 cases of occipital neuralgia treated with acupuncture. (1453754)
1992
42
Occipital neuralgia: another benign cause of "thunderclap headache". (1602317)
1992
43
Temporal arteritis with normal erythrocyte sedimentation rates presenting as occipital neuralgia. (1994919)
1991
44
Myofascial pain may present clinically as occipital neuralgia. (3785599)
1986
45
Occipital neuralgia and the C1-2 arthrosis syndrome. (6491740)
1984
46
Proposed operation for occipital neuralgia: C-2 and C-3 root decompression. Case report. (6835506)
1983
47
Treatment of occipital neuralgia. (7421646)
1980
48
Occipital neuralgia. (584216)
1977
49
Greater occipital neuralgia: An ocular pain syndrome with multiple etiologies. (1154580)
1975
50
Occipital neuralgia. (5302970)
1968

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