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The function of the superior rectus muscle include: all except (AIIMS Nov 2014)



A elevation of the globe

B abduction of the globe

C intortion of the globe

D retraction of the globe

E moving the eyelid upward

Ans. B

1. The superior rectus is involved in: elevation, adduets intort the globe.Contraction of the globe also helps to retract the globe.

2. It helps to elevate the eyelid as shown by the ptosis in superior rectus palsy.

3. This is because of the common embryological development of superior rectus and LPS muscles.

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