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The nerve innervating the four muscles in the suboccipital triangle emerges from or between which of the following (AIIMS May 2014)



A A foramen in the occipital bone

B Between the occipital bone and the atlas (CI)

C Between the atlas (CI) and axis (CII)

D Between the axis (CII) and CIII

Ans. B Between the occipital bone and the atlas (C1)

A specific cervical spinal nerves pass superior to its corresponding vertebra hence, C-1, which innervates the sub-occipital muscles will be seen passing over atlas vertebra and below the occipital bone

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