Superior oblique muscle

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The superior oblique muscle is one of the 6 extraocular muscles that control eye movements. It abducts, depresses and internally rotates the eye.

Summary

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Anatomy: Head and neck
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Article information

rID: 10426
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superior oblique
  • Obliquus oculi superior

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Cases and figures

  • Lateral rotators
    Figure 1: internal rotators
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  • Depressors
    Figure 2: extra-ocular muscles
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  • Abductors
    Figure 3: extra-ocular muscles
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  • Anterior view
    Figure 4: extra-ocular muscles
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  • Lateral view of t...
    Figure 5: eye and extraocular muscles
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  • Lateral view of t...
    Figure 6: eye and extraocular muscles
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  • Anterior view of ...
    Figure 7: eye and extraocular muscles
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