Accessory Nerve (CN XI) – runs on superficial surface of levator scapulae muscle
Cervical Plexus – “You may want to be able to draw this structure.” – Dr. Cook
Motor Nerves = Dark Green
Sensory Nerves = Orange
In the lecture Dr. Cook pointed out on this slide that often the Dorsal Scapular Artery runs into the Transverse
Cervical Artery and they become a single artery.
Dr. Cook is stressing muscle attachment sites and actions. Be sure to look at both in your note packets.
Also, anatomical landmarks are HUGE in head and neck so be sure to know where things attach and go to.
50% of the rotation of the head (cervical rotation) from side to side comes from rotation at the junction of the
C1 and C2 vertebrae (the atlas and the axis – aka the Atlantoaxial Joint)