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PAROTID GLAND-SUPPLY

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PAROTID GLAND-SUPPLY

1. Blood supply - ECA.

2. Venous drainage - retromandibular vein.

3. Lymphatic drainage - LN of the preauricular group may be within the gland.

4. Secremotor nerve supply - from the otic ganglion via the auriculotemporal n. Preganglionic fibers from the inferior salivary nucleus in the medulla, travel via CN IX.

5. Sympathetic vasoconstrictor fibers from the superior cervical ganglion.

6. Sensory nerve supply - auriculotemporal nerve. Fascial sensory supply - greater auricular nerve.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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