Superior oblique muscle

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The superior oblique muscle is one of the 6 extra-ocular muscles that control eye movements. It abducts, depresses and internally rotates the eye.

Summary

Head and neck anatomy
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Article information

rID: 10426
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superior oblique
  • Obliquus oculi superior

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    Lateral rotators
    Internal rotators
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    Depressors
    Extra-ocular muscles
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    Abductors
    Extra-ocular muscles
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    Anterior view
    Extra-ocular muscles
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    Anatomy of the eye and extraocular muscles
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    Anatomy of the eye and extraocular muscles
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    Anatomy of the eye and extraocular muscles
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    Anatomy of the eye and extraocular muscles
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