Tectorial Membrane and Posterior Atlanto-occipital Membrane

The Tectorial Membrane is a thin ligamentous structure located in the upper region of the neck that serves to support the head and connect the occiput of the skull to the cervical vertebrae. Its primary purpose is to provide stability for the head and maintain its position during movement. The Posterior Atlanto-occipital membrane is a thin connective tissue sheet found between the occipital bone of the skull and the posterior arch of the atlas vertebra