Periorbita

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Periorbita
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Eye
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Orbit
Details
Identifiers
Latin periorbita
TA A15.2.07.002
FMA 59351
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[edit]

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