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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses: Communicating Cervical Branches

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses

Communicating Cervical Branches

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


An additional communicating branch from the fourth cervical nerve may join the descending cervical nerve in the ansa cervicalis.

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