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They may occur within the adrenal medulla or anywhere in the sympathetic chain.
9) Horner syndrome may result from cervical sympathetic chain invasion, and syncope can occur after carotid sinus compression.
Historically, the anterior cervical approach to the cervical sympathetic chain has been used for dorsal sympathectomy (51).
The splanchnic nerves arise from the sympathetic chain.
1) Neuroblastomas arise from neural crest tissue and can thus be found anywhere along the sympathetic chain.