Pterygopalatine ganglion (illustration)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Diagram demonstrating greater superficial petrosal nerve having been joined by the deep petrosal nerve to form the Vidian nerve (shown) reaching the pterygopalatine ganglion which gives off including the greater palatine nerve.

Illustration by Patrick Lynch. Creative Commons license. 

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rID: 36042
Published: 13th May 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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