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Traumatic neuromas of the head and neck have been reported in the oral cavity, the maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve, the inferior alveolar nerve of the mandible, the auriculotemporal nerve, the glossopharyngeal nerve, and the facial nerve.
Eagle believed that the scar tissue incorporated branches of the glossopharyngeal nerve.
Sensory innervation of the pharyngeal orifice of the eustachian tube is complex and is predominantly supplied by the glossopharyngeal nerve.
The innervation of the parotid involves the preganglionic parasympathetic portion of the gland, beginning in the inferior salivatory nucleus and passing via the glossopharyngeal nerve, the tympanic plexus, and the lesser petrosal nerve to the oticganglion.
Additionally, histopathologic findings in patients with respiratory weakness and WNV infection have demonstrated neuronophagia and leukocytic inflammation of the dorsal motor nuclei of the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves, which is similar to that seen in the spinal anterior horns (26).
The Company holds the rights to numerous device patents covering the generator and electrode and method patents covering the application of a pulsed electrical signal to the vagus, trigeminal and glossopharyngeal nerves for the treatment of a variety of disorders including epilepsy, depression, Alzheimer's Disease, anxiety, headache and pain, eating disorders and congestive heart failure.