anterior ethmoidal nerve


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an·te·ri·or eth·moi·dal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the nasociliary nerve; passes through the anterior ethmoidal foramen on the superomedial wall of orbit into the cranial cavity, giving rise to anterior meningeal nerves, then passes through the cribriform plates into the nasal cavity, supplying the anterosuperior nasal mucosa.
Synonym(s): nervus ethmoidalis anterior [TA]

an·te·ri·or eth·moid·al nerve

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the nasociliary nerve; passes through the anterior ethmoidal foramen on the superomedial wall of orbit into the cranial cavity, giving rise to anterior meningeal nerves, then passes through the cribriform plate into the nasal cavity, supplying the anterosuperior nasal mucosa.
Synonym(s): nervus ethmoidalis anterior.

an·te·ri·or eth·moid·al nerve

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr eth-moyd'ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of the nasociliary nerve; passes through the anterior ethmoidal foramen on the superomedial wall of orbit into the cranial cavity, giving rise to anterior meningeal nerves, then passes through the cribriform plates into the nasal cavity, supplying the anterosuperior nasal mucosa.
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A14.2.01.027 Long ciliary nerves A14.2.01.028 Posterior ethmoidal nerve A14.2.01.029 Anterior meningeal branch A14.2.01.030 Anterior ethmoidal nerve A14.2.01.031 Internal nasal branches A14.2.01.032 Lateral nasal branches A14.2.01.033 Medial nasal branches A14.2.01.034 External nasal nerve A14.2.01.035 Infratrochlear nerve A14.2.01.036 Palpebral branches A14.2.01.025 N.
The external branch of the anterior ethmoidal nerve supplies the tip; it is blocked at the caudal edge of the nasal bone by an internal or external approach.
The pledgets are removed after 10 minutes, and 1% lidocaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine is injected at the axilla of the middle turbinate to block the anterior ethmoidal nerve, which supplies the anterior septum and mucosa around the nasofrontal recess.

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