Swollen Occipital Lymph Nodes

Swelling of the occipital lymph nodes at the rear of the head has various causes. The medical term is occipital lymphadenopathy. The cause may be a nearby infection in the scalp or head region (e.g. ringworm, pediculosis) or occipital ...

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Causes of enlarged occipital lymph nodes include:

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