Position of attac...
Position of attachments of extraocular muscles
Modality: Diagram

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Used in the following articles:

  • Superior rectus muscle - “ Superior rectus muscle is one of the 6 extra-ocular muscles that control eye movements. Summary innervation: superior branch of the oculomotor n...”
  • Superior oblique muscle - “ The superior oblique muscle is one of the 6 extra-ocular muscles that control eye movements. It abducts, depresses and internally rotates the eye....”
  • Medial rectus muscle - “ The medial rectus muscle is one of the 6 extra-ocular muscles that control eye movements. Summary innervation: inferior branch of the oculomotor...”
  • Lateral rectus muscle - “ The lateral rectus muscle is one of the 6 extra-ocular muscles that control eye movements. It is responsible for abduction and is the only muscle ...”
  • Inferior oblique muscle - “ The inferior oblique muscle is one of six extra-ocular muscles that control eye movements. Summary origin: orbital surface of the maxilla inser...”
  • Inferior rectus muscle - “ The inferior rectus muscles is one of the 6 extra-ocular muscles that control eye movements. Summary innervation: inferior branch of the oculomo...”
  • Orbit - “ The orbit is a feature of the face and contains the globe and it's supporting structures, as well as many nerves and vessels. Gross anatomy In t...”
  • Orbital spaces - “ The orbital spaces are important when considering different pathologies: globe subdivided into anterior and posterior chambers by the lens opti...”
  • Ocular elevators - “ The ocular elevators are the extra-ocular muscles responsible for elevation of the globe: superior rectus (primary function) inferior oblique (s...”
  • Ocular depressors - “ The ocular depressors are the extra-ocular muscles responsible for depression of the globe: inferior rectus (primary function) superior oblique ...”
  • Ocular internal rotators - “ The ocular internal (medial) rotators are the extra-ocular muscles responsible for internal rotation (intorsion) of the globe: superior oblique (...”
  • Ocular external rotators - “ The ocular external (lateral) rotators are the extra-ocular muscles responsible for external rotation (extorsion) of the globe: inferior oblique ...”
  • Ocular adductors - “ The ocular adductors are the extra-ocular muscles responsible of adduction of the globe: medial rectus (primary function) inferior rectus (terti...”
  • Ocular abductors - “ The ocular abductors are the extra-ocular muscles responsible for abduction of the globe: lateral rectus (primary function) superior oblique (te...”

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