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*  Cooper's ligaments
The intact ligament suspends the breast from the clavicle and the underlying deep fascia of the upper chest. This has the ... The ligaments run from the clavicle and the clavipectoral fascia branching out through and around breast tissue to the dermis ...
*  Eosinophilic fasciitis
The key to diagnosis is skin changes combined with blood eosinophilia but the most accurate test is a skin, fascia and muscle ... However, unlike scleroderma, it affects the fascia, not the skin (dermis). The characteristic and severe effects of scleroderma ... the inflammatory diseases that affect the fascia, the connective tissues surrounding muscles, blood vessels and nerves. Unlike ...
*  Nodular fasciitis
... is a benign soft tissue lesion most commonly found in the superficial fascia. The lesion commonly occurs in the first three ...
*  Saphenous opening
It is covered by a thin perforated part of the superficial fascia called the fascia cribrosa which is pierced by the great ... The fascia cribrosa, which is pierced by the structures passing through the opening, closes the aperture and must be removed to ... In anatomy, the saphenous opening (saphenous hiatus, also fossa ovalis) is an oval opening in the upper mid part of the fascia ... Just inferolateral to the pubic tubercle the fascia extends downwards forming an arched (falciform) margin of the lateral ...
*  Fascia iliaca block
Two losses of resistances are felt as the fascia lata and the fascia iliaca is penetrated by a semi-blunt cannula. Aspiration ( ... Fascia iliaca blocks (FIC, FICB) is a local anesthetic nerve block, a type of local anesthesia, used for the hip and thigh. FIC ... Femoral nerve block Dalens, B; Vanneuville, G; Tanguy, A (December 1989). "Comparison of the fascia iliaca compartment block ...
*  Fascia lata
The deep fascia of the lower leg is a continuation of the fascia lata. Since the 1920s fasciae latae from deceased donors have ... The fascia lata is the deep fascia of the thigh. It encloses the thigh muscles and forms the outer limit of the fascial ... The fascia lata surrounds the tensor fasciae latae muscle. It is a fibrous sheath that encircles the thigh subcutaneously. This ... The surgeons use the fascia lata as a sort of facial sling to support up the paralyzed face and loops the fascia lata around ...
*  Lumboinguinal nerve
Here, it pierces the anterior layer of the sheath of the vessels and the fascia lata, and supplies the skin of the anterior ...
*  Retroinguinal space
It's limited by the fascia transversalis anteriorly, the peritoneum posteriorly and the iliac fascia laterally. This ...
*  Hip
On the lateral side of the hip joint the fascia lata is strengthened to form the iliotibial tract which functions as a tension ... Medial or internal rotation (40°): anterior fibers of gluteus medius and minimus; tensor fasciae latae; the part of adductor ... Abduction (50° with hip extended, 80° with hip flexed): gluteus medius; tensor fasciae latae; gluteus maximus with its ... Flexion or anteversion (140°): the hip flexors: iliopsoas (with psoas major from vertebral column); tensor fasciae latae, ...
*  Anterior cutaneous branches of the femoral nerve
Beneath the fascia lata, at the lower border of the adductor longus, it joins to form a plexiform net-work (subsartorial plexus ... The anterior branch runs downward on the sartorius, perforates the fascia lata at the lower third of the thigh, and divides ... The posterior branch descends along the medial border of the sartorius to the knee, where it pierces the fascia lata, ... The medial cutaneous nerve, before dividing, gives off a few filaments, which pierce the fascia lata, to supply the integument ...
*  Ocular prosthesis
... fascia lata, temporalis fascia, posterior auricular muscle, rectus abdominis sheath). Fenestrations in the wrapping material ... Tenon's fascia is drawn over the implant and closed in one or two layers. The conjunctiva is then sutured. A temporary ocular ... Anterior Tenon's fascia is separated from the sclera. Blunt dissection in the four quadrants between the rectus muscles ... Essentially the surgery follows these steps: Anesthesia Conjunctival peritomy Separation of the anterior Tenon's fascia from ...
*  Hernia
... s are caused by a disruption or opening in the fascia, or fibrous tissue, which forms the abdominal wall. It is possible ... a perineal hernia protrudes through the muscles and fascia of the perineal floor. It may be primary but usually is acquired ... and the second passing through a defect in the superficial fascia and appearing almost immediately beneath the skin. They ...
*  Fascia
Examples of deep fascia are fascia lata, fascia cruris, brachial fascia, plantar fascia, thoracolumbar fascia and Buck's fascia ... Fascia is classified by layer, as superficial fascia, deep fascia, and visceral or parietal fascia, or by its function and ... Clavipectoral fascia Endothoracic fascia Extracellular matrix Interstitial cell Pectoral fascia Thoracolumbar fascia Marieb, ... Visceral fascia is less extensible than superficial fascia. Due to its suspensory role of the organs, it needs to maintain its ...
*  Lumbar fascia
The lumbar fascia is an anatomic structure of the lumbar region. It consists of a band or sheet of connective tissue fibres, ... The lumbar fascia binds the deep muscles of the back to the spine and to the transverse processes of the vertebrae. ... Additionally the lumbar fascia is an attachment for the gluteus maximus muscle and the latissimus dorsi muscle. The posterior ... "lumbar fascia". www.daviddarling.info. Retrieved 2015-10-19. 2. Vleeming, A., Pool-Goudzwaard, A., Stoeckart, R., van Wingerden ...
*  Fascia (architecture)
The word fascia derives from Latin "fascia" meaning "band, bandage, ribbon, swathe". The term is also used, although less ... The finished surface below the fascia and rafters is called the soffit or eave. In classical architecture, the fascia is the ... many of the non-domestic fascias made of stone form an ornately carved or pieced together cornice in which case the term fascia ... Fascia (/ˈfeɪʃə/) is an architectural term for a vertical frieze or band under a roof edge, or which forms the outer surface of ...
*  Toldt's fascia
... , is a discrete layer of connective tissue containing lymphatic channels. It is found between the two mesothelial ... This was later called Toldt's fascia. Culligan K, Walsh S, Dunne C, et al. (January 2014). "The Mesocolon: A Histological and ...
*  Rectoprostatic fascia
The rectoprostatic fascia (Denonvilliers' fascia) is a membranous partition at the lowest part of the rectovesical pouch. It ... The structure corresponds to the rectovaginal fascia in the female. The rectoprostatic fascia also inhibits the posterior ... It is also called Denonvilliers' fascia after French anatomist and surgeon Charles-Pierre Denonvilliers. ...
*  Zuckerkandl's fascia
... or fascia retrorenalis is a fibrous sheath covering the posterior side of the kidney. It constitutes the ... Chesbrough RM, Burkhard TK, Martinez AJ, Burks DD (1989). "Gerota versus Zuckerkandl: the renal fascia revisited". Radiology. ... posterior layer of the renal fascia and was first described by Emil Zuckerkandl in 1883. ...
*  Temporal fascia
The parotid fascia proceeds to the temporal fascia. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition ... The temporal fascia covers the Temporalis muscle. It is a strong, fibrous investment, covered, laterally, by the Auricularis ...
*  Transverse fascia
In the male the transverse fascia extends downwards as the internal spermatic fascia. Transversalis fascia Diagram of sheath of ... The transverse fascia (or transversalis fascia) is a thin aponeurotic membrane which lies between the inner surface of the ... It forms part of the general layer of fascia lining the abdominal parietes, and is directly continuous with the iliac fascia, ... internal spermatic, and pelvic fasciae. In the inguinal region, the transverse fascia is thick and dense in structure and is ...
*  Cervical fascia
The cervical fascia is fascia found in the region of the neck. It mainly refers to the deep cervical fascia. However, there are ... other cervical fascia: superficial cervical fascia prevertebral fascia. ...
*  Endothoracic fascia
The endothoracic fascia contains variable amounts of fat. It becomes more fibrous over the apices of the lungs as the ... The endothoracic fascia is the layer of loose connective tissue deep to the intercostal spaces and ribs, separating these ...
*  Rectovaginal fascia
The rectovaginal fascia (often called rectovaginal septum or sometimes fascia of Otto) is a thin structure separating the ... This corresponds to the rectoprostatic fascia in the male. Perforations in it can lead to rectocele. "Dorland's Medical ... Kenton K, Shott S, Brubaker L (1999). "Outcome after rectovaginal fascia reattachment for rectocele repair". Am. J. Obstet. ... Ludwikowski B, Hayward IO, Fritsch H (2002). "Rectovaginal fascia: An important structure in pelvic visceral surgery? About its ...
*  Deep fascia
Fascia lata Deep fascia of leg Brachial fascia Buck's fascia Deep fascia is less extensible than superficial fascia. It is ... Deep fascia (or investing fascia) is a fascia, a layer of dense connective tissue which can surround individual muscles, and ... the body responds with a temporary increase in the stiffness of the fascia. Bolstered with tensioned fascia, people are able to ... mechanoreceptors in the deep fascia are capable of initiating relaxation. Deep fascia can relax rapidly in response to sudden ...
*  Orbital fascia
The Orbital Fascia forms the periosteum of the orbit. It is loosely connected to the bones and can be readily separated from ... The orbital fascia consisting of 3 parts: Considered the periosteum of the bones forming the orbit, and is continuous with dura ... It encapsulates the eyeball, forming a narrow space, called the Episcleral space, between the fascia and eyeball. This allows ...