Glossopharyngeal nerve - organ included in Peripheral Nervous System.
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia affects the glossopharyngeal nerve that supplies the tongue, throat and areas around it. Sudden, severe pain in the back of the throat region is felt, which may last for few seconds to minutes, are seen in glossopharyngeal neuralgia. With proper diagnosis, appropriate treatment can be planned, or surgical treatment for glossopharyngeal neuralgia can be considered. #SevereBackPain
The parasympathetic division (or craniosacral division) includes fibers that leave the brainstem in cranial nerves. These cranial nerves are: The oculomotor nerve (III) that controls the lens and pupil of the eye; facial nerve (VII) that regulates tear, salivary, and nasal glands; glossopharyngeal nerve (IX) which controls salivation; and vagus nerve (X) which has many functions in the heart, lungs, and esophageal regions.