Branches Of Vagus

Auricular branches-Cutaneous to ext ear
Pharyngeal branch-All muscles of pharynx and soft palate except stylopharyngeus and tensor palati
Superior Laryngeal N-Divides into internal and external branches

  • C1-Internal branch of SL:Sensory to mucosa above vocal cords
  • C2-External branch-Motor to inferior constrictor and Cricothyroid muscle.

Recurrent laryngeal N
Cardiac branches
Esophageal Plexus
Anterior vagal trunk-Anterior Stomach and liver
Posterior Vagal trunk-Posterior stomach and via cilaic plexus to Liver,Kdney,Small Intestine and Large Intestine upto Midgut.

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