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EYELIDS-COVER & PARTS

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EYELIDS-COVER & PARTS

COVER
1. Covered in front with loose skin + behind with adherent conjunctiva.

PARTS
2. Tarsal plates - the eyelids are thickened at the margins to form the tarsal plates, which are formed by dense fibrous tissue.
3. Orbital septum - attached to the anterior lacrimal crest + orbital margins.
4. Medial palpebral ligament - anchors both the tarsal plates to the anterior lacrimal crest.
5. Lateral palpebral ligament - anchors both the tarsal plates to the marginal tubercle (of Whitnall) of the zygomatic bone.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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