cervical ganglion


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cervical ganglion

[′sər·və·kəl ′gaŋ·glē‚än]
(neuroscience)
Any ganglion of the sympathetic nervous system located in the neck.
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4: Vn) had its origin at the craniodorsal angle of the caudal cervical ganglion. As in left side, the nerve was coursed after its origin in the craniodorsal direction on the lateral surface of the longus colli muscle and medial to the medial scalenus muscle to reach the vertebral artery cranial to first rib by 3 [+ or -] 0.1 cm then pass together under the transverse process of seventh cervical vertebra then enters the transverse canal through the transverse foramen of sixth cervical vertebra.
There are some studies about the cranial cervical ganglion in roe deer (Kabak and Onuk 2010; Duzler et al., 2015).
The term "inferior cervical ganglion" had been discarded in Nomina Anatomica and was justified by the fact that the "inferior cervical ganglion" appeared only exceptionally as an independent formation.
Keywords Anatomy, arterial supply, cranial cervical ganglion, roe deer.
(1) = lesions within the pons, (2) = lesions within the spinal cord, (3) = lesions within the thoracic roots T1-T3, (4) = sympathetic chain between T1 and T2, (5) = stellate ganglion, (6) = sympathetic chain between stellate and middle cervical ganglion, (7) = sympathetic chain between middle and superior cervical ganglion, and (8) = sympathetic fibers traveling with the internal carotid artery.
The hypertension may be caused by the stimulation to the superior cervical ganglion (SCG).
Previous work provides evidence that both poly-d-lysine and collagen promote extensive branching but poly-d-lysine promotes maximal elongation rates of rat superior cervical ganglion neurons (Camella and Ross, 1987).
The predominant clinical manifestation of the disease is tumoral cervical adenopathy (87.3% of cases) that, in most cases, is painless and bilateral, affecting one or all cervical ganglion chains.
The third-order neuron exits from the superior cervical ganglion and innervates the m.levator palpebrae superior and m.dilator papillae [1].