Submandibular ganglion

Last revised by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard on 27 Mar 2022

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

Gross anatomy

Roots

Branches

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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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