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Superficial Branches of Cervical Plexus (Left)
Nervous System

Superficial Branches of Cervical Plexus (Left)

Rami superficiales plexus cervicalis

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Description

The cervical plexus is made up of the anterior rami of upper four cervical nerves (C1-C4). The anterior rami are interconnected in the form of neuronal loops, which give off superficial and deep branches to various structures.

The superficial cutaneous branches can be seen in the posterior triangle and include the:

—lesser occipital nerve;

—great auricular nerve;

—transverse cervical nerve;

—supraclavicular nerve.

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