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Bony Orbit and Foramina
H. Christian Davidson, MD; Daniel E. Meltzer, MD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Bones, foramina, and fissures
      • Greater wing of sphenoid (GWS)
      • Lesser wing of sphenoid (LWS)
      • Optic canal (OpC)
      • Superior orbital fissure (SOF)
      • Inferior orbital fissure (IOF)
      • Foramen rotundum (FR)
      • Foramen ovale (FO)
      • Vidian canal (VC)
      • Pterygopalatine fossa (PPF)
    • Cranial nerves
      • Optic nerve (CNII)
      • Oculomotor nerve (CNIII)
      • Trochlear nerve (CNIV)
      • Trigeminal nerve (CNV)
        • Ophthalmic branch (V1)
        • Maxillary branch (V2)
        • Mandibular branch (V3)
      • Abducens nerve (CNVI)
    • Vessels
      • Ophthalmic artery (OA)
      • Superior ophthalmic vein (SOV)
      • Inferior ophthalmic vein (IOV)
  • Definitions

    • MPR: 2D multiplanar reformations

GROSS ANATOMY

  • Bones of Orbit

    IMAGING ANATOMY

    • Anatomy Relationships

      • Internal Contents

        ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

        • Questions

          • Imaging Recommendations

            • Imaging Pitfalls

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              Tables

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              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Bones, foramina, and fissures
                  • Greater wing of sphenoid (GWS)
                  • Lesser wing of sphenoid (LWS)
                  • Optic canal (OpC)
                  • Superior orbital fissure (SOF)
                  • Inferior orbital fissure (IOF)
                  • Foramen rotundum (FR)
                  • Foramen ovale (FO)
                  • Vidian canal (VC)
                  • Pterygopalatine fossa (PPF)
                • Cranial nerves
                  • Optic nerve (CNII)
                  • Oculomotor nerve (CNIII)
                  • Trochlear nerve (CNIV)
                  • Trigeminal nerve (CNV)
                    • Ophthalmic branch (V1)
                    • Maxillary branch (V2)
                    • Mandibular branch (V3)
                  • Abducens nerve (CNVI)
                • Vessels
                  • Ophthalmic artery (OA)
                  • Superior ophthalmic vein (SOV)
                  • Inferior ophthalmic vein (IOV)
              • Definitions

                • MPR: 2D multiplanar reformations

              GROSS ANATOMY

              • Bones of Orbit

                IMAGING ANATOMY

                • Anatomy Relationships

                  • Internal Contents

                    ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                    • Questions

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        • Imaging Pitfalls