Levator palpebrae superioris structure

Known as: Musculus levator palpebrae superioris, M. levator palpebrae superioris, Levator palpebrae superioris muscle 
A thin, flat, triangular muscle originating from the lesser wing of the sphenoid above and in front of the optic canal and inserts at the upper… (More)
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2011
2011
PURPOSE To examine the junctional variations of the levator palpebrae superioris (LPS) muscle, the levator aponeurosis, and M… (More)
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2010
2010
Fig. 1A. Complete ptosis of the right eye at presentation. Dear Editor, Cysticercosis cellulosae, the larval form of the pork… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Overt ophthalmopathy is presumed to be uncommon in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis compared to Graves' disease… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Accessory levator muscle slips may be associated with congenital eyelid retraction or blepharoptosis. Nevertheless… (More)
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1997
1997
PURPOSE To determine whether the levator palpebrae superioris (LPS) and the retractor bulbi (RB) muscles, which share contractile… (More)
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1996
1996
AIMS/BACKGROUND The connective tissue system of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle (LPS) consists of the septa surrounding… (More)
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND This study was performed to reinvestigate the detailed anatomy of the connective tissues related to the levator… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
The levator palpebrae superioris and orbicularis oculi are antagonistic muscles that function during movements of the eyelid. The… (More)
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1989
1989
Enlargement of the extraocular muscles in Graves' ophthalmopathy is attributed to inflammation and fibrosis. This is the first… (More)
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1988
1988
We conducted a cadaver study of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle to examine several areas of interest that have been… (More)
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