The various sites of bleeding in case of posterior epistaxis include Woodruff's plexus situated on the posterior aspect of the lateral wall of inferior meatus; posterior part of lateral nasal wall near the sphenopalatine
foramen; posterior end of inferior turbinate; the middle turbinate and its medial surface; middle and posterior part of septum and floor of nose beneath the inferior turbinate.
ganglion (SPG) is a triangular shaped parasympathetic ganglion which is located in the pterygopalatine fossa about 5 mm in size, anterior to the pterygoid canal and posterior to the middle turbinate8.
We performed transnasal endoscopic resection of the large hemangioma arising from the inferior turbinate branch of the sphenopalatine
artery in this 12-year-old girl after her presentation to the emergency room with epistaxis.
The patient was treated with lamotrigine 200 mg/day, topiramate 150 mg/day, and gabapentin 900 mg/day following IV lidocaine, and the sphenopalatine
ganglion blockage was performed on day 5.
ganglion located behind the cheek bone drains the maxillary teeth and sinuses.
The implant stimulates the sphenopalatine
ganglion (SPG), a nerve bundle located behind the nose, to relieve the pain caused by cluster headache.
The basic procedure is to selectively cut nerve bundles at the level of the sphenopalatine
foramen (SPF) with a transnasal approach [1-3].
An angiography and preoperative embolization (Figure 3) of the right sphenopalatine
artery was undertaken, and a meatotomy and ethmoidectomy under endoscopic control were performed (Figures 4 and 5).
WASHINGTON -- Encouraging data on an external vagal nerve stimulator and a minimally invasive system that targets the sphenopalatine
ganglion are propelling the two neuromodulation devices toward approval for headache, Stewart J.
The mesopterygoid roof is perforated by very narrow but long sphenopalatine
Nerve fibres originate from perikarya located in the sympathetic superior cervical ganglion and the parasympathetic sphenopalatine
and optic ganglion innervate the gland .