Posterior vagal trunk
|Nerve: Posterior vagal trunk|
|The tracheobronchial lymph glands.|
|Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.|
|Latin||truncus vagalis posterior|
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The posterior vagal trunk is a branch of the vagus nerve which contributes to the esophageal plexus. It consists primarily of fibers from the right vagus, but also contains a few fibers from the left vagus.
- Celiac branch
- Posterior gastric branches
- Norman/Georgetown thoraxlesson5 (postmediastinumlevel2)