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Scalenus medius muscle

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In this article we will discuss about the Scalenus medius muscle. So let’s get started.

Scalenus medius muscle

It originates from the posterior tubercles of transverse processes of C2-C7 and gets inserted into the scalene tubercle of first rib. It is innervated by the anterior rami of C3-C8 and artery supply is through the ascending cervical artery. It’s chief action is elevation of first rib and ipsilateral flexion of neck.

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