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The dorsal rami of C2 gives rise to the greater occipital nerve, while the lesser occipital nerve is a combination of both the C2 and C3 ventral rami.
Sudden unconsciousness during a lesser occipital nerve block in a patient with the occipital bone defect.
The patient elected to try cryo-analgesia of the bilateral greater and lesser occipital nerves, unfortunately without significant benefit.