Elizbaryan I.S., Lazareva L.A., Kumbatov T.P., Azamatova S.A., Kovalenko S.L. The role and influence of the autonomic nervous system on the functions of the nose and paranasal sinuses in norm and pathology. Head and neck. Russian Journal. 2024;12(1):121–127

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25792/HN.2024.12.1.121-127

A review of scientific publications on anatomical, morphophysiological and functional interactions of the functionsof the nose and paranasal sinuses and the autonomic nervous system (ANS) is presented. Both the physiologicalprocesses of the direct (physiological) influence of the ANS and the effect of pathological inflammatory processesin the nasal cavity and adjacent areas on the central parts of the autonomic nervous system are analyzed. A literarysearch was carried out on the databases Medline, PubMed, Scopus, CyberLeninka; the electronic catalog of thepublishing houses Elsevier, Springer Medicine, Biomed Central, Media Sphere was also used; scientific electroniclibrary eLIBRARY.RU .

Key words: autonomic nervous system, parasympathetic nervous system, sympathetic nervous system, neuropeptides,acetylcholine, norepinephrine, paranasal sinuses, rhinosinusitis
Conflicts of interest. The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
Funding. There was no funding for this study

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