Flashcards in Nerves within the Parotid Gland Deck (4):
Within the parotid gland what branches of the facial nerve are given off?
posterior auricular, digastric, and stylohyoid forms the facial nerve plexus
What are the branches of the facial nerve plexus?
- marginal mandibular
What branch of the facial nerve penetrates the parotid gland, but is not given off within it?
the chorda tympani nerve