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  1. Blocking what plexus and ganglion is indicated in tx of painful conditions of the pelvis and perineum?
  2. What are the preganglionic and postganglionic neurotransmitters for the somatic nervous system, the PNS, and SNS?
  3. Blocking what ganglion is indicated in painful conditions of the lower extremities and pelvic viscera and vascular insufficiency in the legs?
  4. What are the NMDA antagonists, what are they useful for?
  5. What do the collateral ganglia accommodate?
  1. a Somatic: preganglionic-Ach
    PNS: preganglionic & postganglionic-Ach
    SNS: preganglionic-Ach, postganglionic-NE
  2. b Superior hypogastric plexus & ganglion impar
  3. c Preganglionic fibers which do not synapse in lateral chain, but continue in visceral ramus->splanchnic nerves which end in collateral ganglia.
  4. d Lumbar sympathetic ganglion.
  5. e Ketamine, dextromethorphan, methadone, PCP
    Useful in chronic pain syndrome

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. C1-C4
  2. T1 or below
  3. Urogenital organs
  4. T1-T4
  5. Stellate ganglion. All preganglionic fibers arise below the stellate ganglion.
    Could result in Horner's syndrome

5 True/False questions

  1. What does the sensitization of peripheral (C-fibers) & central (dorsal horn laminae 1& 2) involve?↑ spontaneous neuronal activity d/t ectopic pacemakers (probably dysfunctional Na channels)
    ↑ response to stimuli
    ↓ stimulus threshold (less stimulation required to cause nerves to fire).


  2. Where do the celiac ganglion (collateral ganglion) receive its input?From the greater & lesser splanchnic nerves.


  3. Describe the wind-up theory.Superficial & deep divisions.
    Both organized around the aortic arch.


  4. What are the target organs of the superior mesenteric ganglion?Large & small bowel


  5. Blocking what ganglion is indicated in treatment & diagnosis of pain syndromes, vascular insufficiency, hyperhidrosis, and dysrhythmias?Lumbar sympathetic ganglion.