The course of the postganglionic segment of the oculosympathetic fibers from the internal carotid artery

Identifier Figure-05
Title The course of the postganglionic segment of the oculosympathetic fibers from the internal carotid artery
Subject Sympathetic; Horner Syndrome/diagnosis; Pupil/physiology; Pupil; Cervical Artery Dissection; Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection/diagnosis; Parasympathetic Pupil
Description The course of the postganglionic segment of the oculosympathetic fibers from the internal carotid artery (ICA) to the orbit is depicted as a dotted line. Note that they briefly join the abducens nerve (cranial nerve VI) before joining the nasociliary branch of the of the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve (V1) into the orbit. ON, optic nerve; V, trigeminal nerve. (Adapted from Miller NR: Walsh and Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-ophthalmology, p 428. Vol 2, 4th ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1985 with permission.)
Creator Daniel M. Jacobson, MD (1956-2003)
References Miller NR: Walsh and Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-ophthalmology, p 428. Vol 2, 4th ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1985; Parkinson D: Further observations on the sympathetic pathways to the pupil. Anat Rec 1988;220:108-109: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=3348484
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Relation is Part of The Pupil: Neurology of the Iris
Rights Management Copyright 2002. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit http://library.med.utah.edu/NOVEL/about/copyright
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6f50mfj
Setname ehsl_novel_jmec
Date Created 2011-04-19
Date Modified 2012-11-07
ID 180377
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=180377
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