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Lesser occipital

Superficial (sensory)
O: C2
Distribution: skin of scalp, posterior and superior to ear

1

Great auricular

Superficial (sensory)
O:C2-C3
Distribution: Skin anterior, inferior and over ear and over parotid glands

2

Transverse cervical

Superficial (sensory)
O: C2-C3
Distribution: skin over anterior aspect of neck

3

Supraclavicular

Superficial sensory
O: C3-C4
Skin over superior portion of chest and shoulder

4

Ansa cervicalis sup root

Deep (mostly Motor) Branches
O: C1
Distribution: Infrahyoid and genihyoid muscles of neck
Infrahyoid muscles: TOSS Thyrohyoid, Omohyoid, Stenothyoid, Sternohyoid

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Ansa cervicalis inferior root

Deep (mostly motor) branches
C2-C3
Distribution Infrahyoid muscles of neck (TOSS: Thyrohyoid, Omohyoid, Sternothyroid, Sternohyoid)

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Phrenic

Deep (mostly motor) branches
C3-C5
Diaphragm

7

Segmental branches

Deep (mostly Motor) Branches
C1-C5
Distribution: Prevertebral (deep) muscles of neck, levator scapulae, and middle scalene

8

C2 superficial

Lesser occipital

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anterior, inferior and over ear and over parotid glands

Great auricular C2-C3 superficial

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over anterior aspect of neck

Transverse cervical C2-C3 superficial

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Infrahyoid and genihyoid

Ansa cervicalis sup root C1 deep

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Infrahyoid muscles of neck

Ansa cervicalis inferior root C2-C3 deep

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Diaphragm

Phrenic C3-C5 deep

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Prevertebral muscles, lav scap, mid scalene

Segmental branches C1-C5