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2021 Mar 12

Expert Rev Neurother

Efficacy and safety of greater occipital nerve block for the treatment of cervicogenic headache: a systematic review.


Caponnetto V, Ornello R, Frattale I, Di Felice C, Pistoia F, Lancia L, Sacco S
Expert Rev Neurother. 2021 Mar 12.
PMID: 33709864.


Cervicogenic headache (CGH) is a secondary headache disorder caused by cervical spine or neck soft tissues lesions. Despite few available evidence-based pharmacological treatments are available, greater occipital nerve blocks (GONBs) are considered as therapeutic option.