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1

All sympathetic fibers are _______ arising from the _________ of the sympthatetic trunk. 

 

In Regards to Autonomics in the Head

All sympathetic fibers are postganglionic arising from the superior cervical ganglion of the sympthatetic trunk. 

2

What cranial nerves carry preganglionic parasympathetic fibers?

CN III, VII, IX, X

3

What 4 ganglia do the preganglionic parasympathetic fibers synapse onto?

Ciliary

Pterygopalatine

Otic

Submandibular

4

What CN carries the parasympathetic fibers all over the head?

CN V

5

Absence of what division of the autonomics is responsible for Horner Syndrome?

Sympathetic

On ipsilateral side of head

6

What are the 3 main symptoms of Horner Syndrome?

 

  • Ptosis: droopy eyelid
  • Anhidrosis: No sweat
  • Miosis: constricted pupil

(PAM Horner)

7

What autonomic division carries only short ciliary nerves?

Parasympathetic

8

The opening where Greater Petrosal N. and Deep Petrosal N. join is called what?

Foramen Lacerum

9

What CNs exit through the superior orbital fissure?

CN III, IV, V1, VI

10

What nerves of V1 carry PNS fibers?

Lacrimal N.

Short ciliary Ns.

11

What nerves of V2 carry PNS fibers?

Zygomatic

Greater and lesser palatine

Posterior superior nasal

12

What nerves of V3 carry PNS fibers?

Lingual N.

Auriculotemporal N.