layers of the spermatic cord opened, divided, and separated.
With embalmed cadaveric specimens, the majority of fascial
tissues are either ignored or difficult to discern during a dissection.
tissue contains nerve and blood vessels, along with over 10 times the number of sensory receptors found in muscle.
At the conclusion of the procedure, no durotomy or leakage of CSF was noted, and a Valsalva maneuver as well as watertight fascial
closure was performed.
The characteristic presentation of such a hernia is a local mass visible at the level of the fascial
defect, which becomes more prominent in the weight-bearing position or resisted dorsiflexion of the ankle (2,5,8,10).
Attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of anatomy, and familiarity with the normal fat planes and fascial
compartments of the neck are crucial.
The mass did not appear to extend through the underlying fascial
For many years, the standard operative management of rectocele was a posterior colporrhaphy, which usually included a fascial
plication and sometimes a levator plication.
necrophorum, an anaerobic bacteria that is part of the normal flora of the oropharynx, but is capable of producing toxins that can dissect fascial
planes and stimulate platelet aggregation.
Some threads of the fascial
web work will shorten, while others will lengthen, causing distortion.
A six-year clinical assessment of electronic fascial
thermography," Dentomaxillofac Radiol, November 1996.
Beneath the skin, progression along the fascial
planes can rapidly compromise the cutaneous blood supply.
15) New techniques such as cautery and fascial
interposition may make vasectomy even more effective.
Large series of ES have suggested that lesions above the fascial
planes carry a better prognosis.
However, oropharyngeal infections, such as quinsy, Ludwig's angina, and retropharyngeal abscess, are cause for concern since they tend to spread along the fascial