occipital area

occipital area

The back of the head, the portion of the skull made of the occipital bone, and the part of the cerebrum below the occipital bone.
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It hit the occipital area and crossed from right to the left side of the brain,' Montana said at a press conference.
Sixty-eight patients (68%) were found to have MRI/CT abnormalities, including abnormal asymmetric signals in occipital area (51/68, 75%), temporal area (21/68, 31%), parietal area (20/68, 29%), bilateral basal ganglia calcification (16/68, 24%), cerebral atrophy (10/68, 15%), and thalamus and brainstem lesions (5/68, 7%).
Type 4 performance did not show significant changes with respect to the baseline during T3, except for a localized ERS in the occipital area particularly evident during T2 and T3.
Occipital area with scattered small setiferous punctures.
Three days later, he noticed a mild ache on the occipital area of his scalp and found an attached tick that he removed with his fingers.
9,10] CT characteristics of Madelung's disease include fat accumulation and enlargement of the sides of the neck, the nape of the neck, the occipital area, and the upper back.
A special kind of seizure, originating from the occipital area (where vision is processed) is difficult to distinguish from a migraine aura, particularly if there is no precise history about the color, shape, and development of the visual disturbance.
The occipital area was painful and even light touch evoked an excruciating burning sensation.
Ance keloidalis, also known as folliculitis nuchae, is a form of chronic scarring folliculitis characterized by fibrotic papules and nodules of the neck and the occipital area.
Common head and neck sites include the submandibular area, lower lip, oral cavity, nasal cavity, auricle, and the skin of the occipital area.
A 13-year-old girl presented to the emergency room with a history of recurrent headaches in the occipital area after urination for the past 2 years.
It also presents an opportunity to discuss severe bone necrosis associated with the compression of the occipital area.