Pterygopalatine ganglion

The pterygopalatine ganglion is one of four parasympathetic ganglia of the head and neck and largest of the peripheral parasympathetic ganglia. It receives parasympathetic fibres from the facial nerve.

Gross anatomy

Anatomy: Head and neck
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Article information

rID: 30585
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: cases, refs
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