supraorbital nerve


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su·pra·or·bi·tal nerve

[TA]
a branch of the frontal nerve leaving the orbit through the supraorbital foramen or notch and dividing into branches distributed to the forehead and scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.
Synonym(s): nervus supraorbitalis [TA]

su·pra·or·bi·tal nerve

(sū'pră-ōr'bit-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
A branch of the frontal nerve leaving the orbit through the supraorbital foramen or notch and dividing into branches distributed to the forehead and scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.
Synonym(s): nervus supraorbitalis [TA] .

supraorbital nerve

A sensory branch of the frontal nerve. It leaves the upper edge of the orbit through the supraorbital notch (or foramen) and divides into branches that innervate the conjunctiva lining the upper eyelid, the mucosa of the frontal sinus, and the skin of the upper eyelids, forehead, and front half of the scalp.
See also: nerve

su·pra·or·bi·tal nerve

(sū'pră-ōr'bit-ăl nĕrv) [TA]
Branch of frontal nerve leaving orbit through supraorbital foramen or notch and dividing into branches distributed to forehead, scalp, upper eyelid, and frontal sinus.
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Caption: Figure 3: Sonoanatomy and ultrasound-guided injection technique for the supraorbital nerve: (a) the position of the transducer (yellow rectangle), (b) ultrasound imaging of the supraorbital nerve emerging from the supraorbital notch, (c) introducing the needle in the lateralto-medial direction using the in-plane approach to target the supraorbital nerve, and (d) power Doppler image of the supraorbital vessels.
(4,11) The accessory foramina transmit the minor twigs of the supraorbital nerve which arise within the orbit and are responsible for incomplete analgesia following the injection at the SOF/SON.
(26) Irritation, entrapment and/or compression of the supraorbital nerve have been considered as frontal triggers of migraine headaches.
Because of these variations of the exit point(s) of the supraorbital nerve and its branches; all the surgical procedures involving the supraorbital rim and adjoining areas have to be performed very carefully with the awareness of probable variations.
Variations of the frontal exit of the supraorbital nerve: an anatomic study.
Therapeutic blockade of greater occipital and supraorbital nerves in migraine patients.
The author believed that in the separation and cutting of the frontal muscle flap, the supraorbital nerve must have courses in the deep surface within the separate area.
Our measurement results were similar to those in their report, but the measured angle of the supraorbital nerve trunk and the tangent of the supraorbital hole was slightly larger than the results measured by Yang et al.
The supraorbital artery passed through the supraorbital foramen, accompanied with the supraorbital nerve. Thus, the distance was considered to be the supraorbital nerve distance, which may be better for positioning the supraorbital nerve course to prevent to damage the supraorbital neurovascular bundle.
Possible damage to the supraorbital nerve and supraorbital artery located inside in a large degree could be prevented, as well as damage to the outside temporal branch of the facial nerve.
Blunt dissection should be used to separate the frontal muscle in order to avoid damage to the outside temporal branch of the facial nerve and the inside supraorbital nerve. The forehead had rich blood supply, which was prone to bleeding in blunt dissection.