The ventral rami of the upper cervical nerves (C1-4) form the cervical plexus. Anatomy The plexus lies close to the upper four vertebrae. The dorsal rami of C1-4 innervate the paraspinal muscles and the skin at the back of neck.
Greater auricular Cutaneous nerves
Transverse cutaneous nerve of the neck
Intertransversarii cervicis (C2-C7) Muscle branches
Rectus capitis anterior (C1-3)
Rectus capitis lateralis (C1)
Rectus capitis longus (C1-3)
Major motor nerve: phrenic nerve
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