Ocular external rotators

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The ocular external (lateral) rotators are the extra-ocular muscles responsible for external rotation (extorsion) of the globe:

Head and neck anatomy
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Article Information

rID: 10425
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: stub, refs, muscles
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ocular extorsion
  • Ocular lateral rotators

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    Medial rotators
    External rotators
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    Anterior view
    Extra-ocular muscles
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