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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 17*: Figure 2

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Vertebral artery and deep neck muscles.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


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Vertebral artery and deep neck muscles

a) First rib.
b) m. Sternocleidomastoideus.
c) m. Scalenus anterior.
d) m. Scalenus medius.
e) m. Longus colli.
f) m. Semispinalis cervicis.
g) m. Inferior capitis oblique.
h) m. Rectus capitis posterior major.
i) m. Superior capitis oblique.
k) m. Atlas, transverse process.
l) m. Transverse processes of 6 cervical vertebrae.

  1. innominate artery.
  2. right common carotid artery.
  3. right subclavian artery.
  4. internal thoracic artery (s. internal mammary).
  5. thyreocervical artery.
  6. inferior thyroid artery.
  7. common stem for transverse scapular, superficial cervical and ascending cervical arteries.
  8. vertebral artery.
  9. costocervical trunk.
  10. supreme intercostal artery.
  11. deep cervical artery.
  12. transverse colli artery.
  13. occipital artery.
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