Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.


Relating to or described by Johann L. Gasser.
References in periodicals archive ?
Percutaneous balloon compression of the Gasserian ganglion for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: Personal experience of 206 patients.
Amyloidoma of the gasserian ganglion as a cause of symptomatic neuralgia of the trigeminal nerve: report of three cases.
Comment on "Pulsed radiofrequency treatment of Gasserian ganglion in patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia".
Pulsed percutaneous radiofrequency treatment of the Gasserian ganglion for therapy of trigeminal neuralgia: technical notes, validity of the method and selection of the patients.
Improved visualization of the foramen ovale for percutaneous approaches to the gasserian ganglion.
The sensory root expands to become the semilunar shaped Gasserian ganglion, which divides into the three peripheral sensory branches: ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular (Table 1).
The Gasserian ganglion and the proximal sensory and motor roots are enclosed in a dural envelope, which forms Meckel's cave (Kruger & Young, 1981).
Cushing was also known for gasserian ganglionectomy for trigeminal neuralgia and transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors.