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an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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Percutaneous balloon compression of the Gasserian ganglion for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: Personal experience of 206 patients.
Other locations have included the Gasserian ganglion (43) manifesting clinically as trigeminal neuropathy, which had a signal intensity similar to cortex on T1-weighted imaging, heterogeneous signal intensity on T2 imaging, with marked uniform enhancement on postcontrast T1 imaging.
There was one report each of PRF application to Gasserian ganglion (25), sphenopalatine ganglion (26) and glossopharyngeal nerve (27).
The Gasserian ganglion rests in a groove, the trigeminal impression, on the petrous portion of the temporal bone (Kruger & Young, 1981).
Improved visualization of the foramen ovale for percutaneous approaches to the gasserian ganglion.