Extrinsic Layer- Superficial Muscle Group

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GoofieDanie
ID:
4473
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Extrinsic Layer- Superficial Muscle Group
Updated:
2010-01-18 20:59:29
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Anatomy
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Description:
Trapezius, latissimus dorsi, levator scapulae, rhomboid minor/major
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  1. Trapezius
    shape
    location
    fiber direction
    attachments
    S: large, diamond; 3 parts

    L: back, most superficial

    • FD: upper: inferlateral
    • middle: horizontal
    • inferior: superolateral

    A: occipital, cervical
  2. Latissimus Dorsi
    shape
    location
    fibre direction
    attachments
    S: large fan-shaped

    L: lower back half; upper portion- deep to trapezius

    FD: superolateral

    A: lower back half, upper portion- deep to trapezius
  3. Levator Scapulae
    shape
    location
    fibre direction
    attachments
    S: pair, strap-like

    L: lie deep to trapezius

    FD: inferior

    A: cervical spine and scapulae
  4. Rhomboid minor and major
    shape
    location
    fibre direction
    attachments
    S: 2 pairs, broad bands

    L: deep to traps; major are 3-4 times as wide as minor

    FD: inferolateral

    A: thoracic spine and scapulae

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