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Headshaking in horses: New treatment has 50% success rate - Science Daily (press release)

A recent study led by academics from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences and the University of Liverpool, evaluated the long-term success rate of a pioneering new surgical procedure, called caudal compression of the infraorbital ...

Grant to investigate causes of headshaking in horses - Horsetalk

A recent study, led by academics from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences Researchers are evaluating the long-term success rate of a new surgical procedure, caudal compression of the infraorbital nerve. Researchers in Britain have ...

After the maxillary nerve enters the infraorbital canal, the nerve is frequently called the infraorbital nerve. This nerve innervates the lower eyelid, upper lip, and part of the nasal vestibule and exits the infraorbital foramen of the maxilla. There is a cross innervation of this nerve on the other side of jaw.

Infraorbital nerve
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Left orbicularis oculi, seen from behind. (Infraorbital nerve labeled at lower left.)
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Sensory areas of the head, showing the general distribution of the three divisions of the fifth nerve. (Infraorbital nerve labeled at center left, at the nose.)
Details
From maxillary nerve
Identifiers
Latin Nervus infraorbitalis
TA A14.2.01.059
FMA 52978
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

After the maxillary nerve enters the infraorbital canal, the nerve is frequently called the infraorbital nerve. This nerve innervates (sensory) the lower eyelid, upper lip, and part of the nasal vestibule and exits the infraorbital foramen of the maxilla. There is a cross innervation of this nerve on the other side of jaw.