Research Article| Volume 23, P1-7, 1970

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The anatomy of the medial canthal ligament

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      This paper presents results of study of the anatomy of the medial canthal ligament. The authors feel that existing texts have failed to emphasise the important structural differences between the anterior and posterior limbs of this ligament.
      Particular note was taken of the intimate relationship of the lacrimal apparatus and the ligament.
      The function of Horner's muscle as reflected in the term “ tensor tarsi ” has been questioned.


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