Otic ganglion

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 20 Sep 2020

The otic ganglion is one of four parasympathetic ganglia of the head and neck. It receives parasympathetic fibers from the glossopharyngeal nerve.

Frey syndrome: salivary stimuli will induce perspiration and erythema at the parotid

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: submandibular and otic ganglia (Gray's illustration)
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