Gasserian ganglion


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Gasserian ganglion

[ga′ser·ē·ən ′gaŋ·glē·ən]
(nueroscience)
A group of nerve cells of the sensory root of the trigeminal nerve. Also known as semilunar ganglion.
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Amyloidoma of the gasserian ganglion as a cause of symptomatic neuralgia of the trigeminal nerve: report of three cases.
Comment on "Pulsed radiofrequency treatment of Gasserian ganglion in patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia".
The Gasserian ganglion and the proximal sensory and motor roots are enclosed in a dural envelope, which forms Meckel's cave (Kruger & Young, 1981).
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