medial palpebral arteries

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medial palpebral arteries

small branches of the ophthalmic artery that supply the medial area of the upper and lower eyelids.
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This space is free of the subepithelial adhesions that bind the superior palpebral conjunctiva to the tarsal plate.
A 48-year-old man presented with bilateral cutaneous fistulas located just above the superior palpebral sulcus on the orbital midline and which have lasted for eight years (Figure 1).
Despite the complete facial paralysis, right eye closure was satisfactorily achieved with superior palpebral gold-weight implantation, which was well tolerated.
3-1mm in diameter) or giant papillae (>1mm), swelling and hyperaemia on the superior palpebral conjunctiva and may be accompanied by mucous discharge and increased lens movement when in situ.
Ophthalmologic examination revealed a prominent left superior palpebral sulcus, 2 mm of inferior globe displacement (hypoglobus), and 3 mm of enophthalmos as compared with his contralateral eye.

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