subcutaneous tissue

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subcutaneous tissue

The sheet of connective tissue below the dermis.
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The lower limb fascia consists of superficial fascia, which lies deep to the skin and contains loose CT that contains fat, cutaneous nerves, superficial veins (greater and lesser saphenous veins), lymphatic vessels, and lymph nodes.
Necrotizing soft tissue fasciitis (NSTIs) or necrotizing fasciitis is a rare and severe infection characterized by rapid and extensive necrosis of the dermis, subcutaneous tissue, fat, superficial fascia, deep fascia, or muscle, associated with a high mortality rate.
Due to the continuity along the superficial fascia and the tendinous galea, tension can be transferred from the trunk to the eyeball.
It then ascends in a tortuous course in the superficial fascia of the scalp, where it divides into numerous branches, which reach as high as the vertex of the skull, and anastomoses with the posterior auricular and superficial temporal arteries.
As the dissection was conducted layer by layer from the back, after punching through the skin, the laparoscope could go through superficial fascia, latissimus dorsi, obliquus internus abdominis, transversus abdominis, transverse fascia and extraperitoneal fat layer and finally reached the retroperitoneal space (Fig.
In eosinophilic fasciitis, diffuse thickening and contrast involvement in the deep and superficial fascia are typical.
The superficial fascia in abdomen may be divided into a superficial fatty layer and a deep membranous layer.
Because this intervention did not resolve the complaint, the patient underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which showed skin thickening, septation of the subcutaneous fat, and thickening of the superficial fascia (figure, B).
The skin, subcutaneous fascia, and superficial fascia are then separated from the deep fascia via blunt dissection in order to expose the lateral aspect of the knee from the patella anteriorly to the posterolateral corner posteriorly.
The scrotal wall consists of the following layers (from superficial to deep): skin, superficial fascia, dartos muscle, external spermatic fascia, cremasteric fascia, and internal spermatic fascia.

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