Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Plexuses
Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
The auricular branch of the lesser occipital nerve may be derived from the greater occipital. It usually arises from the second and third cervical nerves or from the second and third cervical nerves or from the loop between them.
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