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External Nasal Branches of Infraorbital Nerve (Right)
Nervous System

External Nasal Branches of Infraorbital Nerve (Right)

Rami nasales externi nervi infraorbitalis

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Origin

The external nasal branches of the infraorbital nerve are branches of the nasal branch of the infraorbital nerve and originate just distal to the infraorbital foramen. Their sensory fibers have cell bodies located in the trigeminal ganglion.

Course

The external nasal branches of the infraorbital nerve run medially to the lateral surface of the nose.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The external nasal branches of the infraorbital nerve are sensory nerves. They convey general sense information from the skin of the lateral nose.

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Infraorbital Nerve

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