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Encyclopedia > Supraorbital artery
Artery: Supraorbital artery
The ophthalmic artery and its branches. (Supraorbital artery labeled at center top.)
The tarsi and their ligaments. Right eye; front view. (Supraorbital vessels labeled at upper right.)
Latin arteria supraorbitalis
Gray's subject #146 569
Supplies scalp
Source ophthalmic artery
Vein supraorbital vein
Dorlands/Elsevier a_61/12156148

The supraorbital artery springs from the ophthalmic as that vessel is crossing over to the medial side of the optic nerve. Image File history File links Gray514. ... The opthalmic artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery which supplies branches to supply the eye and other structures in the orbit: Central retinal artery Supraorbital artery Supratrochlear artery Lacrimal artery Dorsal nasal artery Short posterior ciliary arteries Long posterior ciliary arteries Posterior ethmoidal artery Anterior ethmoidal artery... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The scalp is the anatomical area bordered by the face anteriorly and the neck to the sides and posteriorly. ... The opthalmic artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery which supplies branches to supply the eye and other structures in the orbit: Central retinal artery Supraorbital artery Supratrochlear artery Lacrimal artery Dorsal nasal artery Short posterior ciliary arteries Long posterior ciliary arteries Posterior ethmoidal artery Anterior ethmoidal artery... The supraorbital vein begins on the forehead where it communicates with the frontal branch of the superficial temporal vein. ... Elseviers logo. ... Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine which deals with the diseases of the eye and their treatment. ... MRI scan of human eye showing optic nerve. ...


It passes upward on the medial borders of the superior rectus muscle and Levator Palpebrae Superioris, meeting the supraorbital nerve accompanies it between the roof of the orbit and Levator Palpebrae Superioris to the supraorbital notch; passing through this it divides into a superficial and a deep branch. Its terminal branches anastomose with branches of the supratrochlear artery and the superficial temporal arteries. The superior rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates, adducts, and rotates the eye medially. ... The levator palpebrae superioris muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates the superior (upper) eyelid. ... The supraorbital nerve arises from the orbit by the supraorbital foramen and supplies the upper eyelid and forehead integuments. ... The levator palpebrae superioris muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates the superior (upper) eyelid. ... Arching transversely below the superciliary arches is the upper part of the margin of the orbit, thin and prominent in its lateral two-thirds, rounded in its medial third, and presenting, at the junction of these two portions, the supraorbital notch or foramen for the supraorbital nerve and vessels. ... The supratrochlear artery (or frontal artery), one of the terminal branches of the ophthalmic, branches off where the ophthalmic travels posterior to the Trochlea, leaves the orbit at its medial angle by piercing the orbital septum with the supratrochlear nerve, and, ascending on the forehead, supplies the integument, muscles, and...


This artery supplies the levator palpebrae superioris, the diploë of the frontal bone, the frontal sinus, the upper eyelid, and the skin of the forehead and the scalp. The levator palpebrae superioris muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates the superior (upper) eyelid. ... The diploic veins are found in the skull, and drain the diploic space. ... The frontal bone (os frontale, TA: A02. ... ... An eyelid is a thin fold of skin and muscle that covers and protects an eye. ... Sebastian Sznitka ... The scalp is the anatomical area bordered by the face anteriorly and the neck to the sides and posteriorly. ...


This artery may be absent in 10% to 20% of individuals. [1]


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References

  1. ^ Dutton JJ: Osteology of the orbit. In Atlas of clinical and surgical orbital anatomy, Philadelphia, 1994, WB Saunders

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