P-DAT 2 Suboccipital Region

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P-DAT 2 Suboccipital Region

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  • 1. 
    Identify the tagged structure
    • A. 

      Pars interarticularis of C2

    • B. 

      Body of C1

    • C. 

      Posterior tubercle of C1

    • D. 

      Dens of C2

    • E. 

      Dens of C1

  • 2. 
     You are treating a patient who you suspect is suffering from a pinched nerve.  You believe the lesion to be affecting the nerve that supplies the tagged muscle.  Where does this nerve exit vertebral canal?
    • A. 

      Superior to the vertebral artery

    • B. 

      Inferior to the posterior arch of C2

    • C. 

      Between the vertebral artery and posterior arch of C1

    • D. 

      Within the foramen transversarium

    • E. 

      Inferior to the posterior arch of C1

  • 3. 
     Which of the following statements is true about the structure that passes over the tagged area (in yellow)?
    • A. 

      It gives off the transverse cervical artery branch

    • B. 

      It terminates in the suboccipital triangle

    • C. 

      Passes through the foramen transversarium of C1 to C7

    • D. 

      It is most likely to be damaged with the fracture of C7 than C1 transverse process

    • E. 

      It is a branch of the subclavian artery

  • 4. 
     What is the distal attachment of the tagged muscle?
    • A. 

      Posterior tubercle of C1

    • B. 

      Transverse process of C1

    • C. 

      Inferior nuchal line

    • D. 

      Spinous process of C2

    • E. 

      Mastoid process

  • 5. 
     Identify the muscle that attaches to the tagged area; what nerve supplies this muscle?
    • A. 

      Semispinalis cervicis; anterior rami of spinal nerves

    • B. 

      Obliquus capitis inferior; greater occipital

    • C. 

      Rectus capitis posterior minor; suboccipital

    • D. 

      Rectus capitis posterior major; suboccipital

    • E. 

      Obliquus capitis superior; greater occipital

  • 6. 
     The following is true about the tagged nerve:
    • A. 

      It carries parasympathetic fibers

    • B. 

      It does not contain general somatic efferent fibers

    • C. 

      It represents the ventral ramus of C1

    • D. 

      It typically has dorsal root ganglion

    • E. 

      It carries both somatic and visceral motor fibers