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Synonyms for fascia

a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc

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The two main fascial layers of the suprahyoid neck are the superficial cervical fascia and the deep cervical fascia (DCF).
The experimental group undertook three myofascial induction techniques: the suboccipital technique, compression of fourth ventrical (CV-4) and deep cervical fascia technique.
Recently, O'Conell et al[1] described a fibrocartilaginous nodule in the posterior aspect of the base of the neck, at the junction of the nuchal ligament and the deep cervical fascia, that simulated a tumor.
Type 2: Beneath the investing layer of deep cervical fascia
Finally, the intraoral procedure involves incising the posterior pharynx to the deep cervical fascia, which creates an opportunity for the development of a deep neck space infection.
Posteromedially, at the level of the hard palate (the superior aspect of the buccal space), the superficial layer of the deep cervical fascia (SLDCF) extending between the masseter and the buccinator muscle is incomplete, allowing spread of pathology between the buccal space and the masticator space.
The latter appears to have lost its restriction to bowstring by the retaining deep cervical fascia (23) and compression of the internal jugular vein by the omohyoid muscle, leading to modifications in intra cerebral venous hemodynamic, which can be affected in yawning (24).