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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Percutaneous controlled thermocoagulation of gasserian ganglion in trigeminal neuralgia.
Metastatic tumor involving the gasserian ganglion was reported by Power in 1886 and then by Parves-Stuart in 1927.
The unique occurrence of metastatic tumor in the gasserian ganglion was a preterminal event in our patient.