Lacrimal sac fossa

Dr Tom Foster and Dr Amir Rezaee et al.

The lacrimal sac fossa is an excavated fossa in the inferior aspect of the anteromedial orbital wall which contains the lacrimal sac. It is bounded by the anterior and posterior lacrimal crests of the maxillary and lacrimal bones, respectively. In adults, it measures approximately 8-9 mm anteroposteriorly and 10-17 mm vertically.

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rID: 43899
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: case, ref
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