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Suboccipital Nerve (C?, course, distribution)

Posterior ramus of C1

Course: Runs between cranium & C1 to reach Triangle

Distribution: Muscles of suboccipital triangle

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Greater Occipital Nerve (C?, course, distribution)

Posterior ramus of C2

Course: Emerges inferior to obliquus capitis inferior and ascends to posterior scalp

Distribution: Skin over neck and occipital bone

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Lesser Occipital Nerve (C?, course, distribution)

Anterior rami of C2 & C3

Course: Pass directly to skin

Distribution: Skin of superior posterolateral neck and scalp posterior to ear

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Posterior Rami of spinal nerves C3-C7

Intrinsic muscles of back and overlying skin

5

Spinal Accessory Nerve

CNXI

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Great Auricular Nerve

C2, C3

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Transverse cervical nerve

C2, C3

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Supraclavicular nerves

C3, C4

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Phrenic Nerve

C3, C4, C5

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Dorsal scapular nerve

C5