Suboccipital muscles are the group of muscles defined by their location in the occipital region, mostly are innervated by the suboccipital nerve:

  • Rectus capitis anterior
  • Rectus capitis lateralis
  • Rectus capitis posterior major
  • Rectus capitis posterior minor
  • Obliquus capitis superior
  • Obliquus capitis inferior

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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