supraorbital ridge


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Related to supraorbital ridge: Supraorbital Margin, nuchal crest

su·pra·or·bi·tal mar·gin

[TA]
the superior half of the orbital rim, which constitutes the curved superior border of the orbital opening, formed by the frontal bone. See: orbital margin.

supraorbital ridge

n.
The curved upper border of the entrance to the eye socket. Also called supraorbital arch.
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Caption: Figure 1: Clinical picture showing dry skin, sunken cheeks, depressed nasal bridge, protruded lips, prominent frontal bone, and supraorbital ridges
Care must be taken to ensure that the outer cortex of the supraorbital ridge remains intact during the approach.
The upper third of the face consists of the frontal bone, the temporal bone, the frontal sinuses or glabella, the supraorbital ridge and the roof of the orbits.
Apart from this the patient presented with depressed nasal bridge, protuberant lips, frontal bossing and sunken cheeks with prominent supraorbital ridges (Figure 3 and 4).
Anterior scalp flap was then everted to expose the supraorbital ridges and the whole lateral orbital walls bilaterally.