It is located in the medial part of the orbit. It is the smallest and most fragile bone in the face.
The Lacrimal articulates with 4 bones: Frontal, Ethmoid, Maxilla and Inferior Nasal Concha.
| LACRIMALS (red) ASSOCIATED WITH THE BONES OF THE FACE|
|Source: SOBOTTA, Johannes. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 21 ed. Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara Koogan, 2000.|
|LACRIMALS (purple) ASSOCIATED WITH THE BONES OF THE FACE|
|Source: NETTER, Frank H.. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 2nd edition Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2000.|