External petrosal nerve
Facial Nerve Connectionssee case page for further details.
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Caption: Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves.
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Used in the following articles:
- External petrosal nerve - “The external petrosal nerve is one of the three branches from the geniculate ganglion. It carries sympathetic fibers to the middle meningeal artery.”
- Facial nerve (CN VII) - “The facial nerve is one of those cranial nerves that gives a headache just trying to think about it.Although at first glance it is a motor nerve to...”
- Geniculate ganglion - “The geniculate ganglion is located at the first genu of the facial nerve at the anterior most part of the Fallopian canal at the junction between t...”
- Lesser petrosal nerve - “The lesser petrosal nerve carries parasympathetic (secretory) fibers from both the tympanic plexus and the nervus intermedius, to the parotid gland...”
- Vidian nerve - “Vidian nerve (also known as the nerve of the Vidian canal) is so named because of the canal in which is travels: the vidian canal.It is formed by t...”
- Greater superficial petrosal nerve - “The greater (superficial) petrosal nerve originates at the geniculate ganglion, where the nervus intermedius and facial nerve join. It contains mai...”