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Nerves

Cervical Part of the Sympathetic Trunk

Both sympathetic trunks (left and right) join to create ganglion impar and they both go from the base of the skull to the base of coccyx. The cervical part of Sympathetic trunk is located in front of the transverse processes of cervical vertebrae and neck of the

Lacrimal Nerve

The lacrimal nerve is the smallest among the three branches of the ophthalmic nerve, once inside the orbit it travels onward alongside the upper margin of the lateral rectus muscle; along with lacrimal artery it goes with the lateral wall of the orbit and concludes in the

Inferior Alveolar Nerve

The inferior alveolar nerve a.k.a. the inferior dental nerve is a division of the mandibular nerve, the third division of the trigeminal nerve. The inferior alveolar nerve is primarily a twin motor and sensory nerve. It innervates the lower teeth. It is also the largest branch of

Nerves of the Orbit

Optic Nerve This nerve of vision is 4 cm long. About 1 million myelinated nerve fibres create it. It comes from the eyeball, 3 or 4 millimeters nasal to the posterior pole of the eyeball. It runs backwards and medially, it joins the optic chiasma when it

Supraorbital Nerve

The supraorbital nerve is one of the two ending branches of the frontal nerve. The supratrochlear and supraorbital nerves originate from the frontal branch and at the time of cutaneous surgery over the orbit are the ones at maximum risk of injury. Origin The supraorbital nerve emerges

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