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The glossopharyngeal nerve root at its entry into the osseous canal of the jugular foramen was targeted.
There was one report each of PRF application to Gasserian ganglion (25), sphenopalatine ganglion (26) and glossopharyngeal nerve (27).
Neuralgia of the glossopharyngeal nerve is a rare entity, with an estimated incidence of 0.
From there it passes posterior to the glossopharyngeal nerve and lateral to the thyroid and then into the mediastinum.
The stylopharyngeus muscle traverses the medial aspect of the styloid process to the lateral wall of the pharynx; it is innervated by the glossopharyngeal nerve.
The tract crosses superiorly--lateral to the common carotid artery, the glossopharyngeal nerve, and the hypoglossal nerve--and it lies between the internal and external carotid arteries.