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

Roots
Branches
Anatomy: Head and neck
Share article

Article information

rID: 30585
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: pterygopalatine ganglion
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

     Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

     Thank you for updating your details.