Flashcards in Nasal Cavity: Accessory Stuctures Deck (8)
What is the special sensation nerve innervation for the nasal cavity?
Olfactory Nerve (CN I)
What is the general sensory innervation for the nasal cavity?
Branches of the Maxillary and Opthalmic branches of the Trigeminal Nerve (CN V)
What is the atuonomic innervation for the nasal cavity?
Both sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation come from the ptarygopalatine ganglion
At what rate do people over the age of 50 lose their olfactory sensation?
About 1% per year
What is Anosmia?
The lose of olfaction (sense of smell)
What vessels give the nasal cavity its primary blood supply?
1) Sphenopalatine branch of the maxilary artery
2) Anterior Ethmoidal branch of the ophthalmic artery
What is the most important blood vessel of the nasal cavity?
Sphenopalatine branch of the maxillary artery