Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of left orbit from an anterior approach

Orbicularis oculi muscle; superficial nerves and blood vessels

Image #52-2

KEYWORDS: Eye, Face, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature.

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Dissection of left orbit from an anterior approach
Orbicularis oculi muscle; superficial nerves and blood vessels
The skin and subcutaneous tissue have been removed except for a narrow margin retained at the edges of the eyelids.
1 . Ascending branches of supratrochlear nerve
2 . Ascending branches of dorsal nasal artery
3 . Frontalis muscle
4 . Ascending branches of infratrochlear nerve
5 . Descending branches of infratrochlear nerve
6 . Procerus muscle
7 . Medial palpebral ligament
8 . Angular artery
9 . Transverse part of nasalis muscle
10 . Angular head of levator Iabii superioris muscle
11 . Nasal branch of angular artery
12 . Corrugator supercilii muscle (insertion cut off by removal of skin of eyebrow)
13 . Branch supraorbital nerve
14 . Temporal branch facial nerve
15 . Orbital part orbicularis oculi muscle
16 . Palpebral part of orbicularis oculi muscle
17 . Skin supporting lashes at lid margin
18 . Lateral palpebral raphe (ligament)
19 . Zygomaticofacial branch of zygomatic nerve
20 . Inferior palpebral branch of infraorbital nerve
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