sympathetic ganglion


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Related to sympathetic ganglion: parasympathetic ganglion, dorsal root ganglion

sympathetic ganglion

Any of the paravertebral or prevertebral autonomic ganglia that are innervated by preganglionic axons from the intermediolateral column of neurons in spinal cord segments T1–L2.
See also: ganglion
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The protective mechanism of statins could be achieved through its influence on sympathetic ganglion neurons.
Lumbar sympathetic ganglion block in a patient with painful legs and moving toes syndrome.
The most common treatments provided for CRPS include physical therapy, NSAIDs, antidepressant medications, calcitonin, anticonvulsant medications, corticosteroids, opiate medications, sympathetic ganglion blocks, bier block, and some rare modalities like manual lymph drainage and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (18, 22-24).
Therapies to avoid due to lack of evidence, lack of efficacy, or likelihood of adverse outcomes include IV regional blocks with everything but bretylium, (6-8) sympathetic ganglion blocks with local anesthetics (very short duration of analgesia), (13) systemic intravenous sympathetic inhibition, (6) acupuncture, (20) and sympathectomy (SOR: B).
Efferent sympathetics come from T-1 to T-4 to the stellate and middle cervical sympathetic ganglion, the post-ganglionic fibers innervate the heart via the cardiac nerves.
(2) It is a well-circumscribed tumor with a fibrous capsule that arises from sympathetic ganglion cells along the paraspinal axis.
Kuntz (1927) observed the formation of stellate ganglion by the fusion of the 7th and 8th cervical and 1st thoracic sympathetic ganglion and the origin of GRC to C7, C8 and T1 spinal nerves.
To model ISGL in humans, one should apply irradiation near the cervical sympathetic ganglion in the rat.