Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Cervical Spinal Nerves
Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD
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The root may arise partly or wholly from, or in common with, the accessory nerve. The dorsal branch of the first cervical nerve (the suboccipital nerve) occasionally supplies a cutaneous branch to the back of the head. It accompanies the occipital artery and is joined beneath the skin with the greater and lesser occipital nerves. (See also Vagus (CN X) and Hypoglossal (CN XII) Nerves).
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