External petrosal nerve

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The external petrosal nerve is one of the three branches from the geniculate ganglion. It carries sympathetic fibers to the middle meningeal artery.

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

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rID: 1307
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, cases, refs
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  • Geniculate ganglion (illustration)
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