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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 17*: Figure 4

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Ophthalmic artery and its superficial branches.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


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Ophthalmic artery and its superficial branches

a) Optic nerve.
b) m. Levator palpebrae superioris.
c) m. Lateral rectus.
d) m. Orbicularis palpebrarum.
e) m. Superior oblique.
f) Trochlea (for tendon of m. superior oblique).
g) m. Superior oblique, tendon.
h) Ocular bulb.
i) Lacrimal gland.

  1. internal carotid artery.
  2. ophthalmic artery.
  3. lacrimal artery.
  4. ramus to m. lateral rectus.
  5. palpebral ramus (communicating with superior palpebral artery).
  6. ramus to m. superior oblique.
  7. ramus to m. levator palpebrae superioris.
  8. posterior ethmoidal artery.
  9. anterior ethmoidal artery.
  10. supraorbital artery.
  11. dorsalis nasi artery.
  12. frontal artery.
  13. palpebral superioris muscle.
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