|Nerve: Supraorbital nerve|
|Nerves of the orbit. Seen from above. (Supraorbital nerve labeled at upper right.)|
|The tarsi and their ligaments. Right eye; front view. (Supraorbital nerve labeled at upper right.)|
|Gray's||subject #200 888|
|From||ophthalmic division, frontal nerve|
The supraorbital nerve is a terminal branch of the frontal nerve.
It then ascends upon the forehead, and ends in two branches, a medial and a lateral, which supply the integument of the scalp, reaching nearly as far back as the lambdoidal suture; they are at first situated beneath the Frontalis:
- the medial branch perforates the muscle.
- the lateral branch perforates the galea aponeurotica.
Both branches supply small twigs to the pericranium.
- Knize D (1995). "A study of the supraorbital nerve". Plast Reconstr Surg. 96 (3): 564–9. PMID 7638280.
- MedEd at Loyola GrossAnatomy/h_n/cn/cn1/cnb1.htm
- Norman/Georgetown lesson3 (orbit2)
- Norman/Georgetown cranialnerves (V)
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