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Tentorial Branch of Opthalmic Nerve

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2015

The tentorial branch of the ophthalmic nerve stems from near the ganglion, passes across and clings to the trochlear nerve, and runs between the layers of the tentorium (dura mater of the occipital lobe), where it is distributed.