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.

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

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rID: 1307
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, cases, refs
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Cases and figures

  • facial nerve schematic
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  • Geniculate ganglion (illustration)
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