AORTICORENAL GANGLION

 

DESCRIPTION: This is the inferior part of the celiac ganglion, which receives the lesser splanchnic nerve and least splanchnic nerve.

It is formed by the following

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Celiac prolongation of hepatic branch of anterior vagus

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Celiac branch of posterior vagus

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Lesser splanchnic nerve (T10-11)

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Least splanchnic nerve (T12)

BRANCHES:

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Branches interconnect with each other or run into subsidiary plexuses of the celiac plexus.

FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS:

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GVA sympathetic fibers with cell bodies in T5-T12 spinal ganglia.

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GVE sympathetic fibers from T5-T12 ventral part of intermediolateral horn, mostly running in the greater splanchnic nerve, lesser splanchnic nerve and least splanchnic nerve.

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GVE parasympathetic fibers from dorsal nucleus of vagus.

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GVE parasympathetic fibers from the inferior salivatory nucleus.

ROOT: Dorsal nucleus of vagus, inferior salivatory nucleus, all of the upper medulla in the vagal trigone of rhomboid fossa and T5-T12 spinal cord segments.

 

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