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A common finding, for example, is that compression of the occipital artery may alleviate ipsilateral periorbital pain.
Blood supply of the cranial cervical ganglion was the occipital artery (AO in Fig.
The greater occipital nerve is located in the medial of the occipital artery at the superior nuchal level.
39) These include: distal external carotid artery ethmoidal perforators to the ophthalmic artery, superficial temporal artery to the middle cerebral artery, middle meningeal artery to the ophthalmic artery, and occipital artery to the vertebral artery (Figure 7).
Cerebral angiography was performed via the femoral artery, which showed the tumour was supplied by the bilateral internal carotid arteries, bilateral vertebral arteries, left occipital artery, left superficial temporal artery and left middle meningeal vessels.
The origin of the feeder was close to the origins of the ascending pharyngeal artery and the occipital artery (figure 1, A).