Anatomy of the human orbit

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The contents of the human orbit develop from all embryonic germinal layers to form diverse and specialized interconnected structures, whose unified function is that of providing sight. A thorough knowledge of these structures and their inter-relationships is imperative for the head and neck surgeon. This article will discuss the structures contained within the orbit from a surgical perspective in the hope of expanding the head and neck surgeon's knowledge and comfort when treatment indication necessitates entry into this space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-192
Number of pages7
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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