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Anatomic considerations 

Anatomic considerations
Anatomic considerations

Jacques Ripart

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date: 16 January 2021

Introduction 20

Orbit 20

Ocular globe (eyeball) 22

Globe adnexa 24

Extra-ocular muscles 26

Vascular supply of the orbit 29

Tenon's capsule 30

Orbit contents and dispersion of local anaesthetics 31

Injections and spread of local anaesthetic agents 32

Conclusion 35

Further reading 35

A detailed knowledge of orbital anatomy is essential in order to understand ophthalmic surgery and perform regional orbital anaesthesia safely....

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