Branches of ophthalmic artery (mnemonic)

Dr Don Ngo et al.

A useful mnemonic to remember the branches of the ophthalmic artery is:

  • DR MCLESSI

Mnemonic

The first and second last branches of the mnemonic are the terminal branches, both of which exit the orbit medially to supply the forehead and scalp.

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rID: 44000
System: Vascular
Section: Mnemonics
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