Lumbar ganglia

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Nerve: Lumbar ganglia
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Lower half of right sympathetic cord.
Latin ganglia lumbalia
Dorlands
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The lumbar portion of the sympathetic trunk typically has 4 lumbar ganglia. The lumbar splanchnic nerves arise from the ganglia here, and contribute sympathetic efferent fibers to the nearby plexuses.

The first two lumbar ganglia have both white and gray rami communicantes.



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