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Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2012 Nov;24(4):525-36. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2012.08.003.

Orbital anatomy for the surgeon.

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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of North Carolina, 149 Brauer Hall, CB#7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450, USA. tim_turvey@dentistry.unc.edu

Abstract

An anatomic description of the orbit and its contents and the eyelids directed toward surgeons is the focus of this article. The bone and soft tissue anatomic nuances for surgery are highlighted, including a section on osteology, muscles, and the orbital suspensory system. Innervation and vascular anatomy are also addressed.

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23107426
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PMC3566239
DOI:
10.1016/j.coms.2012.08.003
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