Occipital bone

What is Occipital bone?

Occipital bone is a bone that is situated at the back and lower part of cranium. It is one of seven bones that join and form the skull.

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My wife works for the Post Office, and she had an accident there at work about 2 hours ago where she tripped over a hanging mail...

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I read your question carefully and I understand your concern.

First a little correction,...

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Pain started above my ear 2 months ago, slowly moved down and behind the ear. Ear puffed out and was red. I couldn't and still can't put glasses on...

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are you diabetic??
Is the CT scan done,is of brain or temporal bone??
is there any discharge from ear?
I would like rule out malignant otitis...

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can receptive motion cause a posterior disc osteophyte complex. what is small cystic area in the left occipital bone...

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Thanks for posting your query.
A receptive motion is not likely to cause an osteophytic change in your spine. Such changes are usually age...

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The right bump on the occipital bone is larger then the left bone it s feels swollen and when I press on it I tend to ge dizzy and weak ,,, is that...

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Past 1 month before i got hurt at the left upper portion of occipital bone of my skull. Today morning also i got hurt but this time on right side...

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I got hurt at the back of my skull.....on the top left corner of occipital bone to be more specific some 14 days back. The day i got hurt i was...

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I AM A 45 YR OLD FEMALE WHO HAD FCIAL REONSTRUCTION SURGERY IN 2009 TO THE OCCIPITAL BONE AND JAW ALONG WITH SCREWS AND REFORMING SCREEN. EVERY...

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Hello, I fell going down wide concrete steps four days ago on the ice, and i hit the back of my head pretty hard. A knot came up on the left...

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My daughter which is 20 years old has a large indent in the back of her head, in the base of the occipital bone area. I have a small indent in the...

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