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Periorbita

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Periorbita
Eye
Orbit
Details
Identifiers
Latinperiorbita
TA98A15.2.07.002
TA2470
FMA59351
Anatomical terminology

The periorbita is the area around the orbit. Sometimes it refers specifically to the layer of tissue surrounding the orbit that consists of periosteum.[1][2] However, it may refer to anything that is around the orbit, such as in periorbital cellulitis.

References

  1. ^ Periorbita Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine at eMedicine Dictionary
  2. ^ "Pathology - Glossary". Archived from the original on 2008-02-23. Retrieved 2008-03-09.
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