Submandibular ganglion

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 31 Jan 2023

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

Gross anatomy



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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: submandibular and otic ganglia (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 2: trigeminal and facial nerve connections
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  • Figure 3: submandibular ganglion (Gray's illustrations)
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