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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.

Intraoral infraorbital nerve block

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Maxillary division of Trigeminal nerve (V2 or Vb) / Maxillary nerve - Anatomy medical animations

Maxillary division of Trigeminal nerve (V2 or Vb) / Maxillary nerve Courses anteriorly low in the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus inferior to trochlear nerve.

Infraorbital Nerve Blunt Trauma Injury

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Infraorbital Injection

INFRA ORBITAL NERVE SCHWANOMMA

A CASE OF LEFT INFRA-ORBITAL NERVE SCHWANOMMA OPERATED ENDOSCOPICALLY...

1.11 Step 10. Maxillary sinus, infraorbital nerve, and anterior superior alveolar nerves