levator palpebrae superioris muscle

(redirected from Levator palpebrae)

le·va·tor pal·pe·brae su·pe·ri·o·ris mus·cle

(le-vā'tŏr pal-pē'brē sū-pēr-ē-ō'ris mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, orbital surface of the lesser wing of the sphenoid, above and anterior to the optic canal; insertion, skin of eyelid, tarsal plate, and orbital walls, by medial and lateral expansions of the aponeurosis of insertion; action, raises the upper eyelid; nerve supply, oculomotor.
Synonym(s): musculus levator palpebrae superioris [TA] , elevator muscle of upper eyelid.
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It also innervates the levator palpebrae superioris and carries with it the parasympathetic innervations to the pupil.
Avoid injection near the levator palpebrae superioris, particularly in patients with larger brow depressor complexes.
Because the oculomotor nerve also supplies the levator palpebrae superioris (LPS) muscle and has a parasympathetic component, it contains roughly five times as many axons (approx.
d) The levator palpebrae superioris is a target of its parasympathetic outflow
While the levator palpebrae superioris and superior rectus muscles were innervated by the upper branch, the medial rectus, the inferior rectus, and the inferior oblique muscles were innervated by the lower branch (2-4).
Ptosis occurs as a result of a dysfunction of one or both of the upper eyelid elevators--the levator palpebrae superioris and Muller's muscle.
In addition to parasympathetic communication with the ciliary ganglion it supplies the muscles of the eye, including the levator palpebrae superioris, except the superior oblique and lateral rectus.
CREATING AN ANATOMICAL MODEL OF LEVATOR PALPEBRAE PREMOTOR NETWORKS IN THE RAT BRAIN BY DEFINING FIRST, SECOND, AND HIGHER-ORDER LEVATOR PALPEBRAE AFFERENTS WITH TRANSNEURAL TRACERS.
The third reason not to rub your eyes has to do with one of the smallest muscles in your body, the levator palpebrae superioris muscle.
A rare condition in which most or all of the EOMs, including the levator palpebrae superioris (LPS), become fibrosed.
Regardless of technique, the central part of the upper eyelid should not be injected in order to avoid paralysis of the levator palpebrae superioris and subsequent ptosis.
The patient may have a history of associated headache and examination may reveal a ptosis secondary to weakness of the levator palpebrae superiorus.

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