Obliquus capitis cranalis
Group
Neck
Whole Sale Section
Chuck
Origin
The anterior edge and ventral surface of the wing of the atlas.
Insertion
The paramastoid process and nucheal crest of the occipital bone and the mastoid process.
Action
Acting together to extend the head on the atlas or acting singly to flex the head laterally.
Innervation
Dorsal branch of the first cervical nerve.
Blood Supply
Vertebral artery.