5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- In regards to the cardiac plexus, where does sympathetic input arise from?
- Describe the lumbo-sacral lateral chain
- Blocking what ganglion is indicated in painful conditions of the lower extremities and pelvic viscera and vascular insufficiency in the legs?
- What are the collateral ganglia?
- In regards to the cardiac plexus, where does parasympathetic input arise from?
- a Cervical ganglia.
- b Vagus & recurrent laryngeal nerves.
- c Cardiac, celiac, superior % inferior mesenteric ganglia.
- d Lumbar sympathetic ganglion.
- e Receives all presynaptic input enters from L1 & L2.
These ganglia are not fused but the coccygeal ganglia meet at the midline
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Stomach, small bowel, adrenal medulla
- C7 & C8
- Preganglionic fibers which do not synapse in lateral chain, but continue in visceral ramus->splanchnic nerves which end in collateral ganglia.
- Involves repetitive noxious stimuli (c-fibers)->prolonged discharge of dorsal horn cells-> progressive ↑ in APs per stimulus->long term potentiation (LTP).
- ↑ in receptive field of nociceptive neurons d/t formation of more dendrite connections in the dorsal horn.
Dropout of inhibitory neurons.
5 True/False Questions
What ganglions are supplied by the greater, lesser, & least splanchnic nerves? → Greater & lesser: celiac plexus
Least: inferior mesenteric & hypogastric ganglia
What are the target organs of the middle cervical ganglions (C5-C6) & the stellate ganglions? → Iris & ciliary body
Lacrimal & salivary glands
Describe the cardiac plexus → Involves repetitive noxious stimuli (c-fibers)->prolonged discharge of dorsal horn cells-> progressive ↑ in APs per stimulus->long term potentiation (LTP).
What are the target organs of the hypogastric ganglion? → Urogenital organs
In regards to the SNS, where do preganglionic B fibers exit the spinal cord? → In the intermediolateral cell column segments T1-L2 or L3