Chronic Migraine Headaches - Occipital Neuralgia with Surgical Procedures - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Occipital Neuralgia. This surgical exhibit reveals operative procedures performed in the attempted relief of severe and chronic migraine headaches. The first portion of the exhibit shows the more common incision and resection of the occipital nerves bilaterally at the back of the head. The second more extreme procedure shows an upper cervical spine exposure with laminectomy and resection of the nerve roots as they branch off the spinal cord.