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Andersch' ganglion

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The petrosal ganglion of the glasopharyngeal nerve was previously called Andersch' ganglion.

Description

The inferior ganglion of glassophrayngeal nerve was previously called Andersch' ganglion. It is the lower of two sensory ganglions on the glassophrayngeal nerve as it traverses the jugular foramen.

Bibliography

  • K. S. Andersch:
    Tractatio anatomico-physiologica de nervis humani corporis aliquibus, quam editit Ernst. Ph. Andersch. Partes prior et altera. 178 pages, 2 pl. Published by his nephew, Ernst Philipp Andersch. 2 parts. Regiomonti (Königsberg), A. Fasch, 1797.

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