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Anterior Scalene: The anterior scalene is a paired muscle located in the neck. The anterior scalene originates on the cervical vertebrae C-3 through C-6 and inserts on the first rib. The anterior scalene has a variety of actions, including elevating the first rib during respiration and rotating the neck. It is innervated by the ventral rami.
Conditions that can afflict the anterior scalene include anterior scalene muscle syndrome, cervical spondylosis, thoracic outlet syndrome, whiplash, myalga, rupture, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.
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