Diagram
Modality: Diagram

- “ Anterior view of the orbit demonstrating extraocular muscles, superior orbital fissure and content of the intraconal space. Author: Patrick Lync...”

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  • Oculomotor nerve - “ The oculomotor nerve is the third of the cranial nerves and arises from the midbrain. It is responsible for the movements of four of the six extra...”
  • Abducens nerve - “ The abducens nerve is the sixth cranial nerve. It courses from its nucleus located in the dorsal pons to its innervation of the lateral rectus mus...”
  • Superior orbital fissure - “ The superior orbital fissure is the communication between the cavernous sinus and the apex of the orbit. It is straddled by the tendinous ring whi...”
  • Trochlear nerve - “ The trochlear nerve is the fourth cranial nerve and is the motor nerve of the superior oblique muscle of the eye.  It can be divided into four ...”
  • Orbit - “ The orbit is a feature of the face and contains the globe and its supporting structures, as well as many nerves and vessels. Gross anatomy In th...”

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