In their study, the highest interface pressures occurred under the occiput in young children and under the sacrum in older children.
The left hip is more commonly affected, presumably because of the left occiput anterior position of most vertex-presenting newborns.
At surgery, there was a significant deformity of the cranial vault at the level of the occiput and first and second cervical vertebrae.
The supraoccipital is essentially an unpaired dermal bone of the occiput .
The helmet alleviates the pressure on the flattened area of the occiput and allows the skull to grow faster in the desired directions.
The occipital lymph nodes are located at the base of the skull.
The choroid plexus does not extend into the frontal and occipital horns of the lateral ventricles.
Almost 2 years after his transplant he presented with an occipital subcutaneous myeloid sarcoma.
Recovered elements consist of a first cervical vertebra, occipital , sphenoid, and petrosals.
One foramen transmits a vein to the superior sagittal sinus and a small branch of the occipital artery to the dura mater.