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AXIS (C2)-MUSCULAR ATTACHMENTS

Anatomy-Spine

AXIS (C2)-MUSCULAR ATTACHMENTS

ANTERIOR
1. Longus colli.

POSTERIOR
2. Superior Oblique - from the C2 spinous process to the back of the C1 lateral mass.
3. Rectus Capitis Posterior Major (RCP Major) - from the C2 spinous process to the lateral part of the occipital bone, below the inferior nuchal line.
4. Semispinalis cervices.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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